The public is notified that the offices of the Public Health Unit is in the process of relocating to the third floor of Union Property Building, located adjacent to Happy Lion Restaurant. The process is expected to be completed by Friday, March 4. Some interruption to service can be expected for the duration of this period. For urgent inquires persons can contact the unit via telephone at 468-9986 or 468-9989.
Any inconvenience caused during this time is regretted.
National Epidemiologist Ms. Harmonie Massiah-Brewley has said that the Public Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development is on a quest to promote health, wellness and fun for the year 2022.
The BVI Health Services Authority is using local data to drive its new vaccination campaign. This campaign was launched on 27 January; and features statistics collated from the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital’s Specialty Care, and Intensive Care Units.
Topic: Public Health | Posted By: Jacqueline Arch...
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 - 4:43pm
The Ministry of Health and Social Development and the Health Emergency Operations Center – Unified Command will be hosting a virtual stakeholders meeting tomorrow Thursday January 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Ministry of Health, Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Friday, 24 December 2021 - 2:07pm
Today, the Ministry of Health and Social Development is informing the public that we are currently experiencing an increase of transmission of COVID-19 in the Territory associated with the Delta variant.
Residents would have noticed a gradual increase in active cases over the last two months. In particular, over the last two weeks cases have risen from an average of around 40 closer to 100 active cases.
Topic: Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: lstevens
Friday, 17 December 2021 - 9:12am
Season greetings is extended to everyone in the Virgin Islands, the region and the world. Thank you Governor Rankin. I acknowledge the presence of the Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Georges. I am your Minister for Health and Social Development, Carvin Malone.