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Health measures for those displaced by the war in Ukraine (FOI)

Health measures for those displaced by the war in Ukraine (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 12 May 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Given the exposure of biological-weapon labs in Ukraine, what strict health measures are in place to ensure High Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCID) are not carried/transmitted by refugees or other travellers from Ukraine to Jersey, to keep the local population safe. 


People displaced by the war in Ukraine who have arrived in Jersey under the visa system are provided with a package of support coordinated by the Customer and Local Services department. This support includes arrangements for primary medical care and health assessments. 

Please see the report published on 31st March 2022 for more information: 

Government of Jersey – Support and aid for Ukraine.pdf   

These measures are based on UK guidance. Please see links below: 

  • UK Government: 

Ukraine: migrant-health-guide ( 

  • UK Government: 

Assessing new patients from overseas: migrant health guide (

  •  British Medical Association: 

Refugee and asylum seeker patient health toolkit (

  •  Royal College of Nursing: 

Migrant health (

  •  World Health Organisation: 

Mental health and forced displacement (

  •  Public Health Scotland: 

Trauma-informed practice: toolkit (

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