The Ministry of Health and Social Development is increasing its surveillance in response to the detection of Monkeypox cases in the Region and the high risk of disease introduction due to increased travel, in conjunction with the Territory’s return to pre-pandemic protocols.
Topic: CARICOM, Climate Change, Constitutional Affairs, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Sunday, 3 July 2022 - 1:34pm
Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley is away from the Territory attending the 43rd Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Suriname from July 3 to 5.
Topic: Novel Coronavirus, Public Health, The Public Service | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 - 4:27pm
Deputy Governor, Mr. David D. Archer Jr, has stated that there is an extension of the previous ‘Public Health Measures In The Current Context Of COVID-19’ policy, specifically related to wearing masks in certain Government offices with high public interaction.
Topic: Ministry of Health, Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Monday, 13 June 2022 - 5:49pm
On Wednesday the 8th of June 2022, Cabinet was briefed by the Health Emergency Operations Centre on the current COVID-19 situation in the Virgin Islands. We were very encouraged by the continuing trend towards milder COVID-19 infections, fewer cases of severe disease, and reduced hospital admissions.
Topic: Environmental Health, Public Health | Posted By: lstevens
Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 4:46pm
Madam Speaker, officials in the Ministry of Health have been monitoring developments related to the unusual detection of monkeypox cases in countries where the virus does not normally spread, particularly given our dependence on international travel and tourism.