Appeal For Parents To Increase Physical Activity In Children

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 4:00pm

Parents and guardians are encouraged to increase their children’s physical activities on a daily basis and support efforts to promote a healthier Virgin Islands.

Anegada Food Handler Clinics For April

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 12:00pm

Food handlers on Anegada are notified that food handler clinics will be held on the island on April 13 and 18 at the Anegada Library beginning at 9:30 a.m.   

Registration For New Fitness Challenge Extended To April 15

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 4:30pm

Registration for the new fitness challenge promoting physical activity and improving eating habits has been extended to April 15.

Autism Awareness Month Focuses On ‘Different Not Less’

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 4:30pm

Persons in the community are being urged to see persons with autism and other disabilities as being different and not any less than human beings.

Autism Awareness Walk And Fun Day

The March will take place from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School at 10:00 a.m. Persons interested in taking part in the march are asked to wear blue or white tops and to assemble at the school grounds at 9:30 a.m. The march will proceed to the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park followed by the Light it up Blue Fun Day. The Fun Day includes face painting, a bouncy castle, games, lucky dip, music and more.

Public Invited To Support Child Abuse Prevention And Autism Awareness Activities

Thursday, 31 March 2016 - 12:00pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the Virgin Islands community to support the upcoming activities in observance of Child Abuse Prevention and Autism Awareness Month

Blood Needed Urgently At Peebles Hospital

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 2:15pm

The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is urgently asking residents who have O Negative (O-) and O Positive (O+) type blood to report to the Peebles Hospital immediately and donate blood to the Lab.

Grades 4 And 5 To Be Introduced In Healthy Schools Programme

Monday, 21 March 2016 - 5:15pm

Teachers of grades four and five and Physical Education teachers are meeting this week to develop age-appropriate lessons for the Healthy Lifestyle School Intervention Programme.

Lecture Gave New Perspective On Death And Dying

Friday, 18 March 2016 - 5:30pm

Residents who attended the Health Estate Planning Lecture are said to have gained a new perspective of death and dying and the provisions that are to be made in advance of these eventualities.

Virgin Gorda Food Handler Clinics

Food handlers on Virgin Gorda are reminded that food handler clinics will be held throughout the month of March.   Education sessions will be conducted on March 9, 16, 23 and 30 in Conference Room B of the Flax Building. The session on March 9 will be for renewals only, while the March 16 and 23 sessions will be for persons participating in the festival. The session on March 30 will be for new food handlers only.