Statement by Honourable Carvin Malone: COVID-19 Update - The Count Down Is On!

Tuesday, 29 June 2021 - 3:15pm

Let me first extend greetings to everyone in the British Virgin Islands, the Region and to those tuning in by radio and other media platforms throughout the World. I am Carvin Malone and as Minister for Health and Social Development I wish to update you on the Territory’s COVID-19 status and response; the AstraZeneca vaccine rollout and Cabinet’s decisions of Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021. 

Public Health Unit Contact Tracing For Possible COVID Exposure

Monday, 28 June 2021 - 2:40pm

The Public Health Unit is actively looking for persons who may have come in contact with a COVID-19 positive case.

Residents Urged To Beware Of An Increase In Fish Poisoning

Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 4:46pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying the public that there is a surge in Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) within the last three weeks.

BVI’s COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts To Receive More UK Support

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 5:12pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to receive support from the United Kingdom in its COVID-19 vaccine campaign and will be hosting a visit from the UK Healthcare Ambassador to the Overseas Territories Professor Ian Cumming.

Complete Health Improvement Programme Receives $10,000

Friday, 21 May 2021 - 5:59pm

The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) led by the Ministry of Health and Social Development has received partial scholarships in the amount of $10,000 courtesy the BVI Rotary family.

BVI Public Health Unit Receives $10,000 To Aid Covid-19 Response

Monday, 3 May 2021 - 5:13pm

The Public Health Unit within the Ministry of Health and Social Development has received

Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone - Annual Vaccination Week

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 2:58pm

Mister Speaker, the region of the Americas and the other Caribbean Islands and territories join the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and partners in celebrating the 19th Annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) that this week began on April 24 and will end on April 30.

BVI Health Officials Alert On Increase In Gastro Infections

Monday, 26 April 2021 - 5:49pm

Officials at the Ministry of Health and Social Development are alerting residents of an increase in the level of gastroenteritis also known as gastro in the British Virgin Islands.

Vaccination Schedule For April 3

Saturday, 3 April 2021 - 10:09am

The public is advised that the vaccination process is now open to all and continues during the Easter weekend.

Announcement From The Minister For Health And Social Development - Easter Weekend Notification

Thursday, 1 April 2021 - 9:08am

Today as Minister of Health, I will give an update of COVID-19 test results; the receipt and administration of additional AstraZeneca vaccines; the decision of Cabinet to reduce crowd sizes for all events, and the strong, very strong advice to consider the cancellation of this weekend's group or crowd activities and to observe ALL HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS.

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