Fogging Schedule July 17 – 21

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The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes Aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, July 17, the team will be in Christ Church and St. Philip fogging Woodbourne, Woodbourne Park with Avenues, Berlin Road, Bright Hall, St. Patrick’s, Searles, Dolphin Drive, Tampon Close, Oyster Close, Bonita Avenue, Grand View, Packers with …

Public Health Lab Closed Tomorrow Morning

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The public is advised that Public Health Laboratory at the Winston Scott Polyclinic, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, July 11 to facilitate a staff meeting. The Ministry of Health apologises for any inconvenience caused. See also: READ MORE Fogging Schedule July 17 – 21 anemptytextlline READ MORE Fogging Schedule July …

Fogging Schedule July 10-14

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit’s efforts to control the spread of dengue and other mosquito borne diseases continue next week, when a number of districts across Barbados will be fogged. On Monday, July, 10, the following districts in St. James will be fogged: Orange Hill, Jackman Alley, Hope Road, Whooping, Walcott Gap, Boyce Gap, Beckles Gap, Gilkes Village …

Fogging Schedule June 26 – 30

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The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito next week. On Monday, June 26, the team will be in St. Peter, fogging Jupiter Gardens, Maynards Housing Area, Jerusalem, Skeete’s Road, Rose Hill, Apple Grove and environs. On Tuesday, June 27, they will spray Eversley Road, London Road, Brittons New …

STIs A Major Health Concern

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The high incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in Barbados continues to be of major concern to the Ministry of Health. Senior Medical Officer of Health with responsibility for the STI programme in the Ministry, Dr. Anton Best, has revealed that current disease surveillance data showed sustained high rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in Barbados. Dr. Best disclosed that …

Fogging Schedule June 19 – 23

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes Aegypti mosquito this week, concentrating its efforts primarily in St. Michael. The exception will be on Monday, June 19, when they will be in St. James, fogging Jupiter Gardens, Maynards Housing Area, Jerusalem, Skeete’s Road, Rose Hill, Apple Grove and environs. For the …

Fogging Schedule June 12 – 16

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The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health continues its efforts to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito this week. On Monday, June 12, areas to be fogged in St. James will be Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Crest, Hibiscus Avenue, Cherry Avenue, Cemetery Lane, Mahoe Avenue, Palm Avenue, Cordia Avenue and environs. On Tuesday, June 13, the team will be in …

Ministry Investigating Impetigo Reports

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A team from the Environmental Health Department and the nursing staff from the Ministry of Health conducted investigations at the Vauxhall Primary School following a story being circulated in social media that children there were infected with impetigo. Following discussions with the principal and teachers, it was discovered that only one student had impetigo. Based on investigations, no other students …

Fogging Schedule For June 5 – 9

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit will resume its efforts to control the spread of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases next week when a number of districts across Barbados are fogged. On Tuesday, June 6, the following districts in St. James will be fogged: 1st & 2nd Street Holetown, Jamestown Park, Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Crest, Hibiscus Avenue, Cherry Avenue, …

Fogging Schedule May 29 – June 2

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The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit’s efforts to control the spread of dengue and other mosquito-borne illnesses continues next week, when a number of districts across Barbados will be fogged. On Monday, May 29, the districts to be fogged in St. James are Layne’s Road, Payne’s Bay, Chapel Road, Clarke’s Road, Derricks, Appleby Gardens and surrounding areas. The following …