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🕔Thursday August 9, 2018

Leptospirosis Inspections conducted at Blue Hole Attractions

The Ministry of Health and the St. Ann Health Department have been investigating and monitoring the Blue Hole attractions in St. Ann following reports of cases of Leptospirosis associated with visits to the locations. Following on inspections at the Blue Hole attractions, the St. Ann Health Department is reporting that… Read More

🕔Tuesday July 31, 2018

Hundreds to Benefit from Jamaica, China Eye Care partnership

Hundreds of Jamaicans are to benefit from cataract surgery later this year, thanks to the Chinese Bright Journey Medical Mission. The revelation was made when the mission team – comprised of representatives from the Beijing Friendship and Tongren hospitals, and the Beijing Health and Family Planning Commission, together with Chinese… Read More

🕔Monday July 30, 2018

Public Service Announcement – Potential Adverse Health Effects of Smoke from Riverton City Dump Fire

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise members of the public to take the following precautions, following the recent fire at the Riverton City Dump. Persons are asked to avoid exposure to the smoke by doing the following: Minimize all outdoor activities and persons living in and around the vicinity… Read More

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🕔Tuesday July 17, 2018

Potential Adverse Health Effects of Smoke from Retirement Dump

The St. James Public Health Services is working with all the relevant agencies to closely monitor the fire at the Retirement Dump. Persons are asked to avoid exposure to the smoke by do the following: Minimize all outdoor activities Persons who suffer from asthma and other respiratory illnesses are advised… Read More

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