Statement by Honourable Carvin Malone: COVID-19 Update on March 30, 2020

Monday, 30 March 2020 - 2:16pm

Greetings Virgin Islanders and friends.  Consistent with the Government’s commitment to keep you informed I am pleased to present our weekly updates on the Territory’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.  In the interest of your safety, this week, however, is different because as a Territory, we have been asked to stay at home except for persons authorized.

Last Pharmacy Prescription Drop Off At 1:00 P.M. Today

Friday, 27 March 2020 - 11:52am

Persons wishing to have their prescriptions filled at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital and take advantage of the hospital’s drop off service must do so before 1:00 p.m.  today, Friday March 27.  This service will be discontinued until further notice after today.

Accessing The Emergency Room Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 4:26pm

Chief Operations Officer at the BVI Health Services, Mrs. Cedorene Malone-Smith has said that only patients seeking emergency services at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital will be allowed entry in the third floor ER parking lot of the facility.

Outpatient Pharmacy Services Operation

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - 3:58pm

The public is notified of the following procedures for dropping off and picking up prescriptions.

Operational Changes To Hospital And Community Health Services

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 - 6:08pm

The public is notified that as the BVI Health Services Authority continues to implement precautionary measures to respond to COVID-19, a number of changes have been made to community health and hospital services.

Thermometers Received To Aid In Enhanced Screening Of Covid-19

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 - 2:44pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands received a donation of touch thermometers to aid in the enhancement of screening efforts, particularly in the sister islands in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Health Services Reduced In Response To COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020 - 5:42pm

A number of changes have been made to the operation of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital and community health services as a result of the activation of the BVI Health Services Authority’s Hospital Incident Command System in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visitation To The Dr. D. Orlando Hospital Significantly Reduced

Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 5:42pm

The BVI Health Services Authority is continuing to make changes to their visitation policies and protocols as the situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve.

Health Minister Malone Visited By Cedar School Students

Friday, 6 March 2020 - 10:57am

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone is featured as he entertained a courtesy visit from Grade 5 students .....

HIMA Clinic Scheduled For March 20

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 11:33am

The public is notified that HIMA’s Rheumatology and Pulmonology clinics will be held on Friday March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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