Sargassum Seaweed Update

Wednesday, 16 August 2023 - 12:37pm

Quick Action Resolved Fire Situation At Virgin Gorda Landfill

Sunday, 30 July 2023 - 4:57pm

New protocols implemented by the Department of Waste Management have led to early notification and action to address smoke and fire at the Virgin Gorda Landfill.

Health Minister Urges Festival - Goers to Keep Children Safe

Thursday, 27 July 2023 - 2:59pm

Minster for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent Wheatley is calling on all parents and festival-goers to keep the Territory’s children safe during the Emancipation Festival celebrations.

Final Food Handlers Session for The Month of July

Friday, 21 July 2023 - 3:12pm

The Environmental Health Division will be hosting its final virtual Food Handlers Training course for the month of July on Tuesday, July 25 at 5:00 p.m.

Launch Of Guidelines For Diabetes Management

Tuesday, 18 July 2023 - 1:11pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development will be launching the Caribbean Public Health Agency’s ‘Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes in Primary Care’ on Thursday July 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the lobby of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith hospital.

Health and Safety Message

Tuesday, 18 July 2023 - 10:02am

Health and Safety Message

Health Minister Holds Talks With OECS/PPS Officials

Thursday, 13 July 2023 - 12:25pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley is featured with representatives from the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)/ Pool Procurement Services (PPS). The representatives visited the Virgin Islands from July 4 to 5 to discuss ongoing pooled procurement of Health Commodities (Medical Products and Laboratory Supplies), and the proposed expansion of products for pooled procurement (Dialysis, Dental and Assistive Supplies).

Self-Isolate If You Have Covid-19

Tuesday, 11 July 2023 - 1:35pm

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronald Georges is advising persons to self-isolate if they have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.

Motorists Asked To Use Caution In The Sophie Bay Area

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 11:47am

Motorists are asked to proceed with caution in the Sophie Bay area of Tortola as works are in progress to reconstruct the guard rails and electrical wiring following an accident that occurred yesterday.

Virgin Islands Reminded Of The Dangers Of Smoking

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 - 10:26am

Residents of the Virgin Islands are reminded of the dangers of smoking as the Territory observes World Tobacco Day 2023.