DPT Staff Present Family of Former Colleague with Cheque to Offset Medical Costs

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  News Release, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -  Today, staff members from the Department of Public Transportation (DPT) presented the family of former DPT Dispatcher and Inspector, Anthony Lodge with a cheque in the amount of $2,260 to help offset Mr Lodge’s medical costs.  On ... Readmore

BHB: X-Ray Machine at Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre Out of Service

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News Release, Friday, December 7, 2018 - The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) today advises that the X-ray machine at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre is awaiting replacement parts. X-ray services at the UCC cannot be provided until the parts arrive, which we hope will be by early next week. We will... Readmore

KEMH: Blood Donor Centre Thanks Donor Funding For Polo Shots

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News Release, December 5, 2018 - The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is today thanking two donors, Mr Peter Barrett and Chubb, who have provided funding for polo shirts that are being awarded to long term blood and apheresis donors who have donated throughout this year. Peter Barrett first made a donati... Readmore

Health Department Update on Romain Lettuce Probe

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The Department of Health is aware of the large scale E. coli outbreak in the US and Canada associated with romaine lettuce. Authorities there are trying to control a series of outbreaks. Locally, Environmental Health will be contacting food suppliers to follow up. The warnin... Readmore

Health Minister Cuts Ribbon to Officially Open New Railway Bridges in Flatts

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Health Minister Kim Wilson performed the ribbon cutting  honours yesterday at the official opening of the new railway bridges in Flatts. Hosted by the Friends of the Railway, Ms Wilson took the opportunity to remind those gathered that "in Bermuda today chronic diseases are crippling ou... Readmore

November is Diabetes & Chronic Lung Disease Awareness Month

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Bermuda Hospitals Board is celebrating World Diabetes Day and World COPD Day, which both fall on Wednesday, November 14, with two free events for the public. Free health screenings for blood sugar and blood pressure levels, as well as lung function testing for smokers or former heavy smokers over... Readmore

Update: Hamilton Health Centre Remains Closed With Services Relocated

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A Health Department spokesperson confirmed today that the Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street in Hamilton remains closed while urgent building repairs are carried out. "unfortunately plymbing problems have recurred and repairs are still underway," she said. "As such, the following health... Readmore

Hamilton Health Centre Update

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The Department of Health announced today that the Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street in Hamilton will reopen on Monday October 8 at 8:30am, following repairs. However, please note the following:  The Communicable Disease Clinic will be temporarily located at the Lambe Foggo ... Readmore

Update: Hamilton Health To Remain Closed For Repairs For The Week

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The Hamilton Health Centre will remain closed for the rest of the week, for urgent plumbing repairs to be carried out. The Victoria Street facility was closed today, initially for one day. A Health Ministry spokesperson said several locations for services were announced as a result. The Com... Readmore

Health: Celebrating Wellness at Barr’s Bay Park

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The Department of Health hailed their four-hour “Celebrating Wellness” event yesterday a huge success. People enjoyed a wide variety of family friendly activities on land at the Barr’s Bay Park on Pitt’s Bay Road.  and tried gig rowing on a pilot gig, a six-oared rowing boat. The ... Readmore