Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Winston De La Haye says several communities across the island still have significant levels of mosquito breeding. The Ministry of Health is therefore continuing its appeal for persons to search for and destroy mosquito breeding sites especially in light of the confirmation of zika virus… Read More
At its first meeting the Committee responsible for overseeing the crafting of the ten year development plan for the health sector has committed to using a consultative and transparent process to complete the plan.
Minister of Health, Hon. Horace Dalley is reminding all physicians of their obligation under the Public Health Act and Regulations to report any notifiable suspected case of an illness to the Ministry of Health in the manner prescribed by the Act. Minister Dalley indicated that in the case of the zika virus these notifications are to be made within 24 hours.
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