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 Communicable Disease Clinic has been temporarily moved to the  Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre , in St David’s. Opening hours are 830am to 2pm starting on Wednesday. For appointments and information call 332-8942 or 278-4900.

Clinical laboratory services will also be administered during the same hours, starting this Wednesday. Minimal clinic services are available by appointment only.

Maternal health services will operate from 63 Victoria Street, beginning tomorrow with limited services. Opening hours will be 9am to 4pm. Antenatal services will be available on Friday from 9am to 11am. For more information call 332-8895 or 278-4900. Clients may park at the Department of Health parking lot.

Adult immunisation will operate from St Paul AME Church, Centennial Hall, on Court Street, from 10am to noon on Tuesday and Thursday for limited immunisation services, available by appointment only. For child health, children will be seen on the mornings of Wednesday and Friday. For more information or to make an appointment call 332-8917.

Community health home-based services will operate as usual. Telephone 332-8887 for more information.

Patients are urged to get in touch with personal physicians. Clients are also urged to the hospital’s Emergency Department in cases of emergency.

Another update will be issued later this week on when services at the Hamilton Health Centre will get back to normal.

The Department of Health also issued apologises to the public for the inconvenience while the repairs take place.

For more information call 278-4900 or e-mail