Press Release

Environmental Health
Release Date:
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 4:57pm

The public is advised that there has been a change in venue for food handler’s clinic tomorrow, August 17.

Acting Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mrs. Yolanda Penn said as a result of ongoing clean-up efforts, Thursday’s food handlers’ renewal clinic will be moved to the Central Administration Complex, conference room number 10, located in the west wing. The session will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Mrs. Penn added that the clinic scheduled for August 24, will also be held in the Central Administration Complex at 9:00 a.m. in conference room number 8 located in the west wing of the complex.

Regular sessions at the Quatisky Building are expected to resume by August 31.

Persons renewing their food handler’s certificates are required to present their expired certificates, social security card, work permit and/or picture identification.

For further information, please contact the Environmental Health Division at telephone number 468-5110.

The Environmental Health Division is committed to ensuring that all aspects of the environment with the potential to negatively impact health are managed efficiently to enable all persons in the BVI to attain and maintain optimal health and social well-being 


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286