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Covid: 195 Positive, 251 Active, 3 In Hospital

Covid: 195 Positive, 251 Active, 3 In Hospital

The Ministry received 4,992 test results — spanning 7 days — and 195 were positive, so there are now 251 active cases, of which 3 people are in hospital, and the Ministry noted that “testing numbers decreased by nearly 50%, partly related to the U.S. no longer requiring travellers to show proof of a negative Covid test before boarding flights... Read more of this article

Available Locations: Covid Vaccines During June

Available Locations: Covid Vaccines During June

The Ministry of Health is “reminding the public that the current supply of the Covid-19 vaccines expires at the end of June,” and noted that currently, Covid-19 vaccines are available at the following locations during June: Somerset pharmacy, Wee-Care Pediatrics, Edgewood Pediatric Services, Omni Medical, Northshore Medical, Somers Medical... Read more of this article

Video: Whitney Students Promote Awareness

Video: Whitney Students Promote Awareness

Whitney Institute Middle School students recently engaged in a range of activities designed to promote mental health awareness, including greeting motorists with posters they created showcasing positive messages. A spokesperson said, “May was Mental Health Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Whitney Institute Middle School students engaged... Read more of this article

BHB: Five-Year Strategy For Services At MWI

BHB: Five-Year Strategy For Services At MWI

Bermuda Hospitals Board has published a five-year strategy for Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute services, noting that “it provides a pathway for mental health, intellectual disability and substance use services.” The MWI Directorate Plan 2021-2026 was developed following the launch of the BHB Strategic Plan 2021-2026 last year. R Scott Pearman,... Read more of this article

Teizh Hall Gains Work Experience At BHCS

Teizh Hall Gains Work Experience At BHCS

On June 16 – 17, Bermuda HealthCare Services welcomed Warwick Academy student Teizh Hall as part of her school’s student Work Experience Program. A spokesperson said, “The aim is for the student to gain insight into the expectations of the world of work, enabling the development of social skills while broadening their career plans.“Teizh,... Read more of this article

Covid: 334 Positive, 375 Active, 10 In Hospital

Covid: 334 Positive, 375 Active, 10 In Hospital

The Ministry received 8,589 test results — spanning 7 days — and 334 were positive, so there are now 375 active cases, of which 10 people are in hospital.A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 8589 test results, and 334 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 4%. “These... Read more of this article

Dunkley: TA “Is A Hindrance To Locals & Visitors’

Dunkley: TA “Is A Hindrance To Locals & Visitors’

Noting that “the Bahamian government announced that it will drop its travel visa requirement,” Shadow Health Minister Michael Dunkley said Bermuda’s travel authorization process is “a hindrance to locals and visitors to the island alike” and reiterated his call for the Government to “end the TA as soon as possible.”Mr.... Read more of this article

City Launches Employee Wellness Programme

City Launches Employee Wellness Programme

Today [June 15] the City of Hamilton officially launched its Employee Wellness Programme with a mini health fair for staff at the Laffan Street Car Park.“At the launch event, City staff had the opportunity to interact with health and fitness vendors, identify baseline health statistics to set personal goals, and learn about the resources already... Read more of this article

No Covid-19 Stats Today & Vaccine Reminder

No Covid-19 Stats Today & Vaccine Reminder

Covid-19 statistics will not provided today [June 15] as the “Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit database is currently offline.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit database is currently offline due to technical difficulties. Therefore, Covid-19 statistics are not able to be provided today.... Read more of this article

Butterfield & Vallis Win Blood Drive Competition

Butterfield & Vallis Win Blood Drive Competition

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announced that Butterfield & Vallis won the Corporate Blood Drive. A spokesperson said, “In this ninth competition, 15 local companies competed. Every blood donation from an employee or an employee’s friends and family, counts towards the final total. The winner is always announced on World Blood Donor Day,... Read more of this article

US End Negative Covid-19 Test Requirement

US End Negative Covid-19 Test Requirement

The United States CDC has officially announced that the requirement for a negative Covid test for airline passengers to enter the US has been rescinded, effective today [June 12]. The matter was previously reported by multiple media outlets, and the official announcement from the CDC said, “On June 10, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more of this article

Cannonier & Watson Trial Starts In Court

Cannonier & Watson Trial Starts In Court

The trial for Sophia Cannonier and Michael Watson, who are accused of allegedly breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules, got underway earlier this week, with a number of supporters outside as the trial commenced.The couple have put forward the view that since they had had tests which showed they had “robust levels of antibodies” there should be consideration... Read more of this article

Hamilton Health Centre Closed For Maintenance

Hamilton Health Centre Closed For Maintenance

The Hamilton Health Centre is “closed for maintenance,” the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “However, their services are available at the Warwick Health Centre [WHC], St. George’s Health Centre [SGHC] and the Urgent Care Centre in St. Davids [CDC]. All locations are by appointment only. “The Department of Health... Read more of this article