Ministry of Health & Social Development
BVI Health Services Authority
Release Date:
Tuesday, 1 September 2020 - 2:30pm

The BVI Health Services Authority would like to inform the community about COVID-19 related changes at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital and Community Clinics, effective immediately until further notice. 

Please note the following:

  • Visiting hours have been suspended, however consideration will be given for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ICU, pediatrics and patients with special circumstances. Approved visitors will be screened and tested for COVID-19 before being allowed visitation.
  • The Medical Hotline operation hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Persons are encouraged to contact 911or call (852-7573 or 852-7545) after hours and visit the emergency room for emergency purposes.

Persons are reminded to sanitise, practice social distancing and wear a mask at all times for their safety and the safety of others.‚Äč


Natasha Lettsome

Marketing and Communications Manager
BVI Health Services Authority
Telephone: 852-7655
Email:  nlettsome@bvihsa.vg