Dengue Alert Issued In Caribbean Region- Local Residents Urged To Protect Themselves

Thursday, 10 January 2019 - 3:00pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are being urged to take all necessary measures to protect themselves and eliminate all breeding places for mosquitoes from around their homes.

Food Handlers’ Clinic Scheduled For January 10

Friday, 4 January 2019 - 1:51pm

New and renewing food handlers on Tortola are notified that a clinic will be held at the Red Cross Conference Room on Thursday, January 10.

Del Monte Fiesta Corn Recall No Threat To The BVI

Friday, 21 December 2018 - 11:00am

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Lionel Michael states thorough inspection and investigation reveals that Del Monte Fiesta Corn poses no health risk to the Virgin Islands.

VI Health Highlights Now On Soundcloud

Friday, 21 December 2018 - 9:57am

VI Health Highlights is now available on SoundCloud.com. 

“Know Your Status” World Aids Day Marks 30th Anniversary

Friday, 30 November 2018 - 5:58pm

Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs. Jacinth Hannibal is urging residents to ‘Know their status’ as the Territory joins the rest of the world in observing the 30th anniversary of the first World AIDS Day on December 1.

Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development Honourable Marlon Penn On The Fire At Pockwood Pond Incinerator

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 3:28pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands, on Monday, 26th November after 3:00p.m., a fire broke out at the incinerator located in Pockwood Pond, Tortola. The Fire and Rescue Department arrived promptly on the scene where the fire was contained and extinguished. Although the cause is still under investigation, I can say that eye witness accounts are alleging that a possible gas tank explosion travelled inside the area setting the building and contents on fire. I am grateful to report that no one was injured.

Fire At Pockwood Pond Incinerator

Monday, 26 November 2018 - 5:23pm

The public is advised of a fire at the Pockwood Pond incinerator and are asked to avoid the area. The fire may have resulted from the explosion of an LPG tank.

Fogging Operations Continue On November 26

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 4:47pm

In an ongoing effort to protect the community from mosquito borne viruses, the Environmental Health Division will begin fogging operations in the following locations on Monday, November 26, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Romaine Lettuce Recalled

Friday, 23 November 2018 - 12:51pm

The British Virgin Islands Environmental Health Division is advising consumers not to eat any Romaine lettuce.

World Antibiotics Day Competition Winners Announced

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 4:05pm

Three student winners have been announced for the essay and video competitions hosted in observance of World Antibiotics Day in the Virgin Islands.

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