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Health Department: “Notice To All Travelers”

Health Department: “Notice To All Travelers”

The Department of Health is advising all travelers to make themselves aware of current travel health issues and learn about how they can remain safe at this time of heightened international public health threats. A spokesperson said, “The Department wishes to direct potential travelers to the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Seniors Are An Invaluable Resource’

Minister: ‘Seniors Are An Invaluable Resource’

“Accusations by the Opposition that this Government has somehow ‘abandoned’ its seniors couldn’t be further from the truth,” Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden said. Minister Atherden said, “We believe that seniors are an invaluable resource to Bermuda and, as such, should be treated with dignity,... Read more of this article

Beat The Couch Gains Corporate Sponsor

Beat The Couch Gains Corporate Sponsor

Beat the Couch, a running event intended to help people to stay active and get fit, has gained a new corporate sponsor in The Argus Group, with the company set to provide support of the upcoming October programme, which is now open for registration. A spokesperson said, “Beat the Couch has made a strong name for itself since it began in February... Read more of this article

“Docs For Dinner” To Be Held On Sept 25th

“Docs For Dinner” To Be Held On Sept 25th

Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic will be hosting their quarterly “Docs for Dinner” event on Thursday September 25, 2014 at Café Lido. Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway, President of the Bermuda International Eye Institute and from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Massachusetts, Dr. Michael Levy, Chief, Section of Vascular Medicine,... Read more of this article

Round-The-Sound Swimathon On Oct 12th

Round-The-Sound Swimathon On Oct 12th

The 24th annual Round-the-Sound Swimathon is set to take place on October 12, 2014, bringing together swimming enthusiasts in order to take part in the event, which features distance categories including 10 km, 7.25 km, 4 km, 2 km, and 0.8 km. The plotted course will take swimmers in a general circle, with each distance category seeing swimmers start... Read more of this article

Athletic Club To Host Thinner Winner Contest

Athletic Club To Host Thinner Winner Contest

The Athletic Club will be hosting the 1st annual Thinner Winner Contest Kick off on Saturday, October 4th and the Finale Party on Friday, November 15th, 2014 in Victoria Park. A spokesperson said, “With 68% of our country men and women being overweight and 80% of health care dollars being spent on diseases that are almost entirely preventable... Read more of this article

Yoga Of Trust, Acro Marathon With Daniel Scott

Yoga Of Trust, Acro Marathon With Daniel Scott

The 2nd Annual Yoga of Trust, Acro Marathon with Daniel Scott is going to be hosted from September 19th to 21st . The theme of this event is ‘Unlock Your Potential; You are stronger and more capable than you think’, and is open to all levels including beginners.“Daniel Scott, one of the world’s foremost experts on partner yoga... Read more of this article

New Gift Shop Opens In New KEMH Wing

New Gift Shop Opens In New KEMH Wing

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB] opened its new Gift Shop in the lobby of the new Acute Care Wing today [Sept 15], featuring more space than its previous location and new stock items for sale. For the first time, the Gift Shop is offering a self-service coffee bar, with a choice of different coffees and teas along with wrapped baked goods. Opening... Read more of this article

PLP: “UCC Should Remain Open Indefinitely”

PLP: “UCC Should Remain Open Indefinitely”

“The news that passengers aboard an Air Canada flight were treated at the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] reinforces the vital role that this facility plays in Bermuda,” said Senator Renee Ming, Shadow Spokesperson in the Senate on Health. On Saturday [Sept 13] emergency personnel stood by as Air Canada 942 from Toronto arrived on the... Read more of this article

New Emergency Department Location Opens

New Emergency Department Location Opens

[Updated] The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] Acute Care Wing is set to open to the public, with the new emergency department opening its doors tonight at 12.01am. The emergency department entrance is located on Point Finger Road adjacent to the Acute Care Wing main entrance. After extended work and a successful campaign to raise the millions... Read more of this article


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