Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development On Arrival Of Pediatric Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 9:53pm

Greetings to the residents and visitors of these beautiful Virgin Islands.  I am Marlon Penn, Minister of Health and Social Development and I am pleased to lend my voice to this critical topic of vaccination and COVID-19 in this new capacity.

Rise In Covid-19 Cases - Residents Urged To Remain Vigilant

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 10:39am

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ronald Georges has reported that there are 151 active cases of COVID-19 in the Territory with most cases experiencing mild symptoms.

Optimising Pharmaceutical Care Zoom Workshop March 24

Friday, 18 March 2022 - 5:52pm

Health professionals are invited to participate in an Optimising Pharmaceutical Care Workshop titled, “Reconciling the Stark Reality of Medication Errors” on Thursday, March 24 via Zoom from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Statement By The Ministry Of Health And Social Development On The Public Health Unit

Friday, 4 March 2022 - 11:40am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has been made aware of information publicly circulating regarding concerns raised by the Public Health Unit.  

Public Health Unit Moving To Union Property Building

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 - 3:59pm

The public is notified that the offices of the Public Health Unit is in the process of relocating to the third floor of Union Property Building, located adjacent to Happy Lion Restaurant. The process is expected to be completed by Friday, March 4.  Some interruption to service can be expected for the duration of this period. For urgent inquires persons can contact the unit via telephone at 468-9986 or 468-9989. 

 Any inconvenience caused during this time is regretted.

Public Health Promoting Health Wellness And Fun In 2022

Tuesday, 8 February 2022 - 4:24pm

National Epidemiologist Ms. Harmonie Massiah-Brewley has said that the Public Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development is on a quest to promote health, wellness and fun for the year 2022. 

BVIHSA Launches Statistics Filled Vaccination Campaign

Friday, 28 January 2022 - 1:25pm

The BVI Health Services Authority is using local data to drive its new vaccination campaign. This campaign was launched on 27 January; and features statistics collated from the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital’s Specialty Care, and Intensive Care Units.

Virgin Islands Community Encouraged To Get Vaccinated And Boosted

Wednesday, 26 January 2022 - 12:43pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development continues to encourage the public to get vaccinated as it remains the best defense against COVID-19. 

Stakeholders Meeting To Address COVID-19 Surge And Protocol Updates

Wednesday, 12 January 2022 - 4:43pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development and the Health Emergency Operations Center – Unified Command will be hosting a virtual stakeholders meeting tomorrow Thursday January 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Statement By Chief Medical Officer - December 31 COVID-19 Update

Friday, 31 December 2021 - 1:07pm

Good Day residents of the Virgin Islands, a happy holiday season to all. 

Today, on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Social Development, itis for us to inform you of the continued rise in cases in the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands.