Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742
Acting Head of Family Children and Protective Services, Ms. Laurel Freeman is calling on parents to take precautions to safeguard their children as the Territory prepares for residual impact of hurricane Beryl.
Ms. Freeman said, “Some unexpected scenarios came out of the 2017 experiences in regards to child safety and it is the hope that parents take heed and take the necessary pre-cautions and remember that the Department is here to assist.”
She said the following information is a checklist for parents provided by the Social Development Department and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF).
In the event of an emergency, parents are advised to telephone 911, 311 or 468-9371.
The Ministry of Health and Social Development aspires to provide a caring and integrated system of health and social services that facilitates the recovery of human development and quality of life in the British Virgin Islands.