The Ministry of Health & Wellness is aware of a message in circulation on social media. The public is advised to disregard the message, which is not from the Government of Belize and contains the below text:

"Apply for the Covid-19 Relief Fund Provided by the Federal Government. Hurry Up, It takes few seconds to apply. Don't miss this opportunity."

COVID-19 positive patients continue to receive support through the Ministry of Health & Wellness' Food Assistance Program, which provides a one-time food package with basic food items to assist families. For more information on the program, call 613-6703 or 613-6582 during regular work hours.