Call For A National Commitment To Wellness

Joy Springer Top Stories

Health and Wellness Minister, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, has challenged every Barbadian to join a national effort to promote wellness in all aspects of life. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is taking the lead in this national wellness initiative by launching a number of community physical activity programmes at playing fields across Barbados next Saturday, with the assistance of …

Broad Street Closed Tomorrow

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is reminded that Broad Street will be closed to through traffic tomorrow, Saturday, September 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to facilitate activities for Caribbean Wellness Day. Persons are advised to use roads on the outskirts of Bridgetown since traffic will not be allowed to enter Broad Street from McGregor Street, Tudor Street or Shepherd’s Street. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb …

Caribbean Wellness Day Saturday September 8

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will host Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday, September 8, in National Heroes’ Square and Broad Street, Bridgetown, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to participate in a variety of activities, including an Amazing Wellness Race, road tennis and health testing.  There will also be booths, displays and live performances. A highlight …

Road Closure For Caribbean Wellness Day

Joy Springer Ministry News

The public is advised that Broad Street to its junction with McGregor Street, Bridgetown, will be closed on Saturday, September 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The area will be free of vehicular traffic to facilitate activities for Caribbean Wellness Day 2018. This event, which is in its 10th year, will feature an Amazing Wellness Race, road tennis, health …

Caribbean Wellness Day September 9

Joy Springer Ministry News

Caribbean Wellness Day will be celebrated in Barbados on Saturday, September 9 with an afternoon of fun, exercise and entertainment at Brandon’s Beach, St. Michael. The event, which is sponsored by the Ministry of Health, begins at 1:00 p.m.  Activities will include aerobic exercises, mini-beach games, sponsored by the Barbados Olympic Association, and health checks.  There will also be healthy …

5k Fun Walk & Health Fair September 10

Joy Springer Ministry News

To celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day on Saturday, September 10, the Ministry of Health is inviting families, especially children, to participate in a 5K fun walk and health fair. The event, which has as its theme: Healthy Children in Healthy Environments, begins at 6:00 a.m. at the Garrison Savannah, Hastings, Christ Church. The fun walk will also end at the Garrison …