COVID-19 HOTLINE: 141

The Seychelles Constitution and Health

The State recognizes the right of every citizen to protection of health and to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standards of physical and mental health and with a view to ensuring the effective exercise of this right, the State undertakes:

  • To take steps to provide for free primary health care in state institutions for all its citizens;
  • To take appropriate measures to prevent, treat and control epidemic, endemic and other diseases;
  • To take steps to reduce infant mortality and promote the healthy development of the child;
  • To promote individual responsibility in health matters;
  • To allow, subject to such supervision and conditions as are necessary in a democratic society, for the establishment of private medical services.

Article 29, Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles, p.30, 1994

PRESS RELEASE

Seychelles issues new travel measures
April 21, 2021
Seychelles rolls out COVISHIELD second dose
March 22, 2021
Health Authorities investigate COVID-19 cases at Elderly Home
March 15, 2021

NOTICE

Under new guidelines issued by the Public Health Authority, no COVID-19 screening tests is needed for persons placed under home quarantine during or upon completion of the quarantine period. Testing may be recommended for persons who develop symptoms of the infection. All persons placed under home quarantine who develop symptoms are advised to visit the special stations at Glacis Health Centre, Baie Lazare Health Centre and Mont Fleuri Health Centre. The home quarantine period should be completed for 14 days, from arrival in Seychelles or last contact with a positive case of COVID-19. A certificate of quarantine will be presented at the end of the quarantine period.

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Anyone with symptoms related to COVID-19 are asked to report to special stations at Glacis Health Centre, Baie Lazare Health Centre and Mont Fleuri Health Centre between 8am-12pm and 1pm-2pm. People who use these health centres for regular consultations, should go to their regional centres.