Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Public Health
Release Date:
Friday, 13 October 2017 - 4:24pm

Chief Executive Officer at the BVI Health Services Authority, Mrs. Paula Chester-Cumberbatch has announced that weekly immunization services have resumed.

Mrs. Chester-Cumberbatch said “Vaccines are very important in the prevention of diseases and our Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) team is committed to providing immunization services through the administration of safe effective vaccines to all children and families within the Territory.”

She added that parents with children one to five years old who have not received their MMR Vaccine are encouraged to take those children to the respective immunization area.

Clinic sessions will resume in the following areas from the dates noted as scheduled:





Road Town

Ebenezer Thomas Primary School


16, 18, 23, 25 & 30

9:00 a.m -2:30 p.m.

Virgin Gorda

Iris O’Neal Health Centre

Beginning October 11 and continuing until further notice

From 8:30 a.m.

East End/Long Look

Iris Penn East End Health Centre

Beginning from October 12 and continuing until further notice

From 9:00 a.m.


Anegada Health Centre

Beginning from October 18 continuing until further notice

From 8:30 a.m.

For further information please contact the EPI office at 852-7620 or 440-1671.

The BVI Health Services Authority is committed to protecting, preventing and saving lives through immunization.


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286