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December 3rd, 2019
Health Authorities: 'Don't eat Romaine lettuce from Salinas, California'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Officials at the Virgin Islands Environmental Health Division are warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce or products containing romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, USA.

November 25th, 2019
Gloria A. Fahie honoured by SDA Church for promoting cancer awareness

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- A Cancer survivor who now fights to promote cancer awareness as well as to assist persons diagnosed with the disease, Ms Gloria A. Fahie continues to be recognised for her efforts in the territory.

November 25th, 2019
Eureka Medical Clinic returns to VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Vanterpool family has taken another shot of offering medical services on the sister island of Virgin Gorda, with the reopening of a branch of Eureka Medical Clinic in the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour.

November 11th, 2019
Fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond landfill

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Residents in the West End area and its environs were again left to ponder ‘How long more?’ after a fire broke out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola last evening, November 10, 2019.

October 30th, 2019
Peebles Hospital signage change likely to cost over $100K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The signage to reflect the renaming of the Peebles Hospital to the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital is estimated to cost upwards of $100, 000, according to officials from the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).

October 30th, 2019
Another first! Bougainvillea Clinic cures abnormal heart rhythm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Owner of the Bougainvillea Clinic, Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool said his facility has bagged another momentous medical procedure by curing the Wolf Parkinson White syndrome (WPW) also called the abnormal heart rhythm.

October 28th, 2019
‘Support us, rather than break us down’- Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I believe that the government, politicians and various parties of this country should support what we are trying to do here rather than breaking it down.”

October 27th, 2019
M. Elton Georges remembered at Diabetes Awareness Run/Walk

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late former President of the BVI Diabetes Association Mr M. Elton Georges, CMG, OBE was remembered at a run/walk held on Saturday, October 26, 2019.

October 25th, 2019
Ranitidine medication recalled in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development has issued a recall on all Ranitidine medication made by Apotex Corp, Sanoz Inc., Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline.

October 23rd, 2019
VI residents urged to properly dispose of waste water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ residents and homeowners are being reminded that the improper drainage of wastewater on to public streets, roadways and ghuts constitutes a violation of the Public Health Act.

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