The January 6th Annual Maroon Celebration is a virtual event for all.
Due to Covid 19 spread within Jamaica and the inability of the Andrew Holness led government and Christopher Tufton as Minister of Health to bring the spread under control, the Government of the Cockpit Country has put in place several safeguards to protect maroons coming home to observe their religious and cultural rights. The Govt of Jamaica opened the international borders to tourist causing several variants of the virus to spread on the shores of Jamaica.
Covid-19 Protocols For The 5th and 6th of January 2022 Trelawny Town
Maroon Annual 6th Of January Maroon Celebration
ENTRY TO ACCOMPONG
The standard Covid-19 protocols will be enforced at all times.
Standard Protocols involve: Temperature check, wearing of mask, sanitize and we will
ensure maintenance of social distance at all times.
1. There is one entry to the community by way of Whitehall.
2.Upon entry temperature check will be done for each person seeking access to the
3. If the persons temperature is over 99F then the person will not be granted entrance.
4. Persons with a temperature of 99F may be required to provide additional proof of
negative Covid-19 status via testing station that will be located on-site.
Chief Richard Currie has informed Jamaica’s ministry of Health personnel in St Elizabeth of the protocols in place. The Maroon leadership is willing to accept any assistance from the Ministry of Heath to contain the inflow of Covid19 into Accompong.