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🕔Monday July 25, 2016

Zika Update as at July 19, 2016

Background On February 1, 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This designation is reserved for public health crises which will have global reach. The first case of zika virus in Jamaica was confirmed on January 29, 2016. Cases of zika… Read More

🕔Monday July 25, 2016

Ministry of Health has started Online Reporting to help track Zika and other Diseases

The Ministry of Health has started an online reporting system for symptoms associated with Zika and other diseases in a bid to be able to track them more effectively and in real time. In recognition of the fact that not all persons see a medical doctor when they are ill, the Surveillance Self… Read More

🕔Wednesday July 20, 2016

Zika Update as at July 18, 2016

Background On February 1, 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. This designation is reserved for public health crises which will have global reach. The first case of zika virus in Jamaica was confirmed on January 29, 2016. Cases of zika… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Monday January 11, 2016

What to do in the Event of an Earthquake

Before the Earthquake Teach all members of your family about earthquake safety. This includes: 1) the actions you should take when an earthquake occurs, 2) the safe places in a room such as under a strong desk, along interior walls, and 3) places to avoid such as near windows, large… Read More

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