Health Protocols In Place For B.O.S.S. Meetings

Health Protocols In Place For B.O.S.S. Meetings

(Stock Photo) Public officers and employees of state-owned enterprises attending the six meetings to discuss the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS), on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2 and 3, are advised that health protocols have been implemented to maintain...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

None of the 37 people tested for COVID-19 yesterday was positive for the virus. Confirmed cases therefore remain at 92 - 49 females and 43 males. No one will be released from isolation today so the number of recoveries remains at 76 and those in isolation at nine....

Quarantine & Isolation Protocols For Hurricane Season

Quarantine & Isolation Protocols For Hurricane Season

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. Preparations have been put in place and protocols established to manage persons in quarantine and isolation because of the COVID-19 virus,...

New Protocols For Hurricane Shelters This Year

New Protocols For Hurricane Shelters This Year

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. New protocols will be in place at hurricane shelters across Barbados to protect persons seeking refuge against the COVID-19 virus should the...

Prepare For Hurricane Season Despite COVID-19

Prepare For Hurricane Season Despite COVID-19

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. COVID-19 or not, prepare for the hurricane season! That is the strong advice of Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, as he urged residents...

COVID -19 Framework For Restaurant & Food Services Industry

COVID -19 Framework For Restaurant & Food Services Industry

(Stock Photo) The guidance outlined in the Health Service Act CAP. 44 (Food Hygiene and Restaurant Regulations) is designed to reduce and prevent the incidence of foodborne illness. Regulatory requirements related to sanitation and personal hygiene in particular are...

Self-Employed Business Interruption Benefit

Self-Employed Business Interruption Benefit

(Stock Photo) The Prime Minister of Barbados announced the launch of a one-time benefit for the self-employed whose business activity was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The payment of this benefit will be facilitated by the National Insurance Office....

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

None of the 44 people tested for COVID-19 yesterday was positive for the virus. Confirmed cases therefore remain at 92 - 49 females and 43 males. No one will be released from isolation today so the number of recoveries remains at 76 and those in isolation at nine....

Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020

Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020

(Stock Photo) Package Includes: Official Gazette, May 30, 2020 - Part A, No. 56 - Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew, (No.6) Directive, 2020 Emergency Management (COVID-19) (No. 6) Directive, 2020.Emergency Management (COVID-19) Public Service Vehicle and...

UN Programme To Help With COVID-19 Response

UN Programme To Help With COVID-19 Response

(Stock Photo) Barbados will receive much-needed bolstering of its social protection system for the most vulnerable amidst the COVID-19 crisis. This comes after the launch of the United Nations’ (UN) programme entitled: Universal Adaptive Social Protection to Enhance...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases This Week

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases This Week

For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Barbados, there have been no new cases confirmed within a one-week period. For the seventh straight day yesterday, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported that no one tested positive among the 118...

Tips For Using Beaches & Public Parks

Tips For Using Beaches & Public Parks

Browne's Beach. (FP) The National Conservation Commission (NCC) is advising the public to be cautious when using the island’s beaches and parks. The caution comes following an announcement from Attorney General, Dale Marshall that from Tuesday, June 2, beaches will be...

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