Environmental Health To Visit Anegada Ahead Of Lobster Fest

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 3:01pm

A team of inspectors from the Environmental Health Division will be visiting the Island of Anegada tomorrow November 15 to conduct an assessment of all food premises on the island in preparation for Lobster Fest 2017. 

Businesses Asked To Take Commercial Waste To The Incinerator

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 9:12am

Owners of businesses especially restaurants, are advised to take their waste to the incinerator for proper disposal. 

Food Handlers Clinic Services Suspended Until Further Notice

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 9:07am

The public is notified that Food Handler Clinic Services will be suspended until further notice.

Family Health Unit Offering Free HIV Testing

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 9:02am

The Family Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development continues to offer free condoms and HIV testing at their new location on the second floor of the old Peeble’s Hospital.

Community Urged To Beware Of Gastroenteritis

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 8:51am

Residents are asked to safeguard their health and protect themselves from food and waterborne illnesses by practicing good personal hygiene.

Honourable Skelton’s Statement on the Household Assistance Programme

Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 4:21pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands, there is a well-known saying that ‘tough times don’t last, tough people do’. When I reflect on this saying, I can’t help but think on the current status of our islands and the resilience of the people who are working endlessly day and night to build back our Territory. In this regard, I would like to take this time to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our partners, local, regional and international alike, for their on-going efforts towards recovery post hurricanes Irma and Maria. 

BVI And EU Exchange On Recovery

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 10:07am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) and European Union (EU) have discussed the EU’s support for the Territory in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the margins of the Annual World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington, DC.

Residents Warned To Be Vigilant To Avoid Leptospirosis

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - 4:43pm

Residents are urged to be vigilant and avoid leptospirosis amid concerns in the region and prime conditions locally for its transmission.

Weekly Immunization Services Resume

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.

Health Status System Assessment Underway

Friday, 29 September 2017 - 7:39pm

The public is advised that officers from the Environmental Health Division will be visiting communities, beginning with Carrot Bay to conduct assessments to capture vital information that will determine the health status of the Territory.