Service Animals Allowed At Food Establishments

Friday, 29 May 2015 - 2:00pm

The Environmental Health Division is notifying the public that service dogs are now allowed at food establishments.

Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Carnel Smith said a review was done on a decision taken by the department, to restrict the harboring of pets in all food establishments. He said the division has since made the decision to allow service dogs to accompany the disabled master to restaurants in the Territory.

Businesses Cautioned Against Acting As Pharmacies

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 4:45pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is asking  businesses that do not possess a trade license to function as a pharmacy to refrain from  importing and selling prescription only medications.

Food Handlers’ Sessions To Be Held On Anegada On May 4 And 13

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 5:15pm

Owners, managers and food handlers of food establishments on Anegada are notified that the Environmental Health Division will be conducting educational sessions on the island on May 4 and 13.

“Wear Green, Go Green” For Earth Day 2015

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 3:30pm

The public is encouraged to “Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day 2015, Wednesday, April 22.

Environmental Officer of the Conservation and Fisheries Department, Mrs. Cynara Benjamin-Duncan, said that the department is once again trying to increase awareness of eco-friendly habits by encouraging persons to wear green and “be greener.”

All Invited To “Wear Green And Go Green” On Earth Day

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 9:45am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting all persons to ‘Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22.

In addition, the Department is inviting all churches, organizations, civic groups and/or interested individuals to join in a coastal clean-up effort along the Sir Francis Drive in the Slaney area on April 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Persons are also encouraged to participate in an educational Eco-walk and environmental tour scheduled for Saturday, April 25.

Public Asked To Continue Efforts To Reduce Mosquito Breeding

Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Environmental Health Division is asking the public to continue its efforts to reduce mosquito breeding to prevent future outbreaks of Dengue Fever and the Chikungunya Virus.

Food Establishments Reminded To Enforce Strict No Pets Rule

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 4:15pm

The Environmental Health Division is reminding all food establishment personnel to promote sanitary maintenance of the establishment by enforcing a strict “No pets allowed" directive in accordance with public health requirements

Businesses Reminded To Register And Be Licensed

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 3:15pm

The Environmental Health Division is reminding all owners of food establishments that in accordance with the Public Health and Food Hygiene Regulation of 1972, they are to be registered and licensed in order to operate.

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