First Floor, Old Administration Building
Main Street, Road Town
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
The Environmental Health Division delivers a host of environmental health services through five existing programmes:
- Food Hygiene
- Water Quality and Institutional Hygiene
- Vector Control
- Wastewater and General Environmental Sanitation
- Port Health
The activities of the specific programmes are carried out by trained Environmental Health Officers who are assigned to the Public Health District and in some cases special duties under a programme. The Vector Control Unit is staffed with eight Vector Control Officers who visit all premises around the territory to conduct surveillance for mosquito breeding.
The Environmental Health Division is in the business of ensuring that all aspects of the environment with the potential to negatively impact health are managed efficiently to enable all persons in the BVI to attain and maintain optimal health and social well-being.
To exhibit a level of professionalism in the field of environmental health that exemplifies service above self and a model of best practices that reflect practitioners of the 21st Century.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|Food Handlers Clinic On Tortola February 7 And 28||
5 Feb 2019 - 11:04am
|Dengue Alert Issued In Caribbean Region- Local Residents Urged To Protect Themselves||
10 Jan 2019 - 3:00pm
|Food Handlers’ Clinic Scheduled For January 10||
4 Jan 2019 - 1:51pm
|Del Monte Fiesta Corn Recall No Threat To The BVI||
21 Dec 2018 - 11:00am
|Food Preparation Advisory||
7 Dec 2018 - 10:41am
|Holiday Season Food Safety Advisory||
6 Dec 2018 - 2:53pm
|Fogging Operations Continue On Anegada||
28 Nov 2018 - 3:38pm
|Fogging Operations Continue On November 26||
23 Nov 2018 - 4:47pm
|Romaine Lettuce Recalled||
23 Nov 2018 - 12:51pm
|Food Handlers’ Clinic Scheduled For Tortola||
21 Nov 2018 - 2:34pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Environmental Health Division, see below for contact information:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Valley, Virgin Gorda