January 3, 2014
Emergency services only available at 21 health clinics – Ministry of Health

More than half of the nation’s health clinics have been affected by the flood waters of last week, and can now only provide emergency services or medication to diabetics and hypertensives.{{more}}

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment advised on Monday, that 21 of the nation’s 39 health clinics can now only “provide emergency services and medication to persons who require an additional supply for their current hypertension and diabetes conditions, until the supply of water to the named clinics returns to a situation of normalcy.”

The affected clinics are: Belair, Byera, Buccament, Troumaca, Biabou, Georgetown, Clare Valley, Chateaubelair, Diamond, Sandy Bay, Retreat, Rose Hall, Park Hill, Fancy, Barrouallie, South Rivers, Owia, Spring Village, Colonarie, Campden Park and Coulls Hill.

The ministry urged the “full understanding and co-operation of all citizens at this time.”