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Health Council’s ‘Non-Compliant’ Employers’ List

Health Council’s ‘Non-Compliant’ Employers’ List

The Bermuda Health Council has released the list of “Non-Compliant Employers” on their website, with the Health Council reminding “employers of shared responsibility for health insurance coverage.” A spokesperson said, “Since June 2015, the Bermuda Health Council [the “Health Council”] was granted the right to publish... Read more of this article

Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

The Bermuda Health Council has created a rather informative infographic outlining the current access to Covid-19 testing, vaccination and treatment in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “There is a lot of information online and sometimes it can be overwhelming when searching through multiple platforms for information. With this in mind, the Health Council... Read more of this article

BHEC: List Of Approved Covid Testing Facilities

BHEC: List Of Approved Covid Testing Facilities

The Bermuda Health Council has published a directory of approved Covid-19 testing facilities in Bermuda, with five listed: C & S West Medical Services, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Northshore Medical Laboratory, HMC Burnaby Urgent Care & Medical Imaging, and Helix Genetic And Scientific Solutions. The statement from the Bermuda Health... Read more of this article

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

The Bermuda Health Council has published a list of approved SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests, with approximately 60 listed. “This list will be monitored and updated on a weekly basis, as appropriate. Providing transparency is necessary to ensure the uniformed use of quality antigen tests here in Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “While... Read more of this article

Bermuda Health Council On Accreditation Of MDL

Bermuda Health Council On Accreditation Of MDL

The Bermuda Health Council provided some information on the accreditation status of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory [MDL]. A spokesperson said, “In its regulatory role, the Health Council is responsible for ensuring the accreditation of all clinical laboratories on the island according to Bermuda’s Public Health [Clinical Laboratories] Regulations... Read more of this article

Argus’ Thrive Donates To Vaccination Programme

Argus’ Thrive Donates To Vaccination Programme

The Argus’ Thrive Programme donated healthy snacks and water for the Close To Home Mobile Vaccination Programme. A spokesperson said, “Argus’ Thrive, a health and wellness programme that supports your overall well-being is giving back to the community with a donation of healthy snacks and water for the Close to Home Mobile Vaccination Programme. Dr.... Read more of this article

Mobile Vaccinations: Pennos, Shelly Bay & More

Mobile Vaccinations: Pennos, Shelly Bay & More

The Bermuda Health Council has released the upcoming schedule for the “Close to Home” Mobile Vaccine Programme. A statement on their website said, “The Bermuda Health Council along with the Department of Health nurses and many volunteers have organised and managed the ‘Close to Home’ Mobile Vaccine Programme which allows residents to ask... Read more of this article

Pens Donated To Mobile Vaccination Programme

Pens Donated To Mobile Vaccination Programme

A number of local businesses donated pens for the vaccination programme with an aim to ”create a better experience for individuals by having pens available that did not need to be shared or wiped off with alcohol between uses.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council thanks AXA XL, Chubb, Willis Towers Watson, and Zurich... Read more of this article

Carnations & Vaccinations At NSC On Saturday

Carnations & Vaccinations At NSC On Saturday

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Chubb and Zurich donated 450 carnations, which will be given to women and mothers this Saturday [May 8] during the mobile vaccination clinic at the Bermuda National Sports Centre from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council would like to thank Chubb and Zurich for their donation... Read more of this article

Exemption Protocol For Home Care Providers

Exemption Protocol For Home Care Providers

The Bermuda Health Council is advising Home Care providers of the Public Health [Covid-19 Emergency Powers] [Stay at Home] Regulations 2021 exemption protocol. A spokesperson said, “All registered Home Care providers [Caregivers] are advised to:Carry a copy of your official registration letter provided by the Health Council. This applies to individuals... Read more of this article

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

The Bermuda Health Council advised that as the new Registrar for Bermuda Psychologists Council, they are “accepting all initial and renewal registration applications on behalf of the Bermuda Psychologists Council, effective immediately.” They said, “Please note:1] “The Health Council is the new Registrar to contact for initial... Read more of this article

Health Council Launches Q&A Series

Health Council Launches Q&A Series

The Bermuda Health Council has partnered with Bernews as they launch their Q&A Series, which is aimed at answering the public’s questions about the island’s health care system. A spokesperson said, “Answers supplied by: Dr. Ricky Brathwaite, CEO of the Bermuda Health Council [www.bhec.bm]; a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

The Health Council is holding a discussion this afternoon [Oct 29] with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access, and you can watch the live video below. Related Stories“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access” Health Council Launches... Read more of this article