Environmental health officers of the Maurice Byer polyclinic will tomorrow, Tuesday, March 15 host a seminar on Sanitation and Hygiene for private day care operators.
The one-day seminar will be held at the Discovery Bay Hotel conference room, Lascelles, Holetown, St. James, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Principal Environmental Health Officer, Lester Cumberbatch will deliver remarks.??
Senior Health Sister, Coreen Chandler will discuss the Early Recognition of Childhood Illnesses and participants will also be reminded of the basic tenets of hand-washing, sanitisation and other key hygienic practices to prevent gastroenteritis, influenza and other respiratory and food-borne illnesses.??
Food safety, overcrowding and the prevention of rodent, fly and mosquito infestations will also be discussed.