Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Environmental Health
Release Date:
Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 5:06pm

Proprietors of food businesses are advised of an increase in the frequency of nightly inspections by the Environmental Health Division.

The change will take effect on March 25. Inspections will be conducted during the evening, particularly for those establishments that open after 5:00 p.m.

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Lionel Michael, is requesting the cooperation of the public and proprietors of establishments as the division works to improve the food safety standards in the British Virgin Islands.

For more information on the inspections, telephone the Environmental Health Division at 468-5110.

The Ministry of Health and Social Development aspires to provide a caring and integrated system of health and social services that facilitates human development and quality of life in the British Virgin Islands.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174