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CPS acknowledges Caribbean Public Health Day and the role of CARPHA

By   /  July 8, 2020  /  Health, Social  /  Comments Off on CPS acknowledges Caribbean Public Health Day and the role of CARPHA

The Collective Prevention Service (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), hereby acknowledges ‘Caribbean Public Health Day (CPHD)’ which was observed on July 2nd, which marks the legal establishment of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). CPS would like to take this opportunity to commend CARPHA for […]

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New COVID-19 positive case

By   /  July 3, 2020  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on New COVID-19 positive case

The Honorable Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek, would hereby like to inform the general public of Sint Maarten that as of Wednesday, July 1st 2020, the total number of COVID-19 cases on Sint Maarten is 78. However, we have received information that a person who was admitted to St. Maarten Medical Center on  Wednesday, July […]

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SMMC making COVID care facilities storm resilient

By   /  June 29, 2020  /  COVID-19, Health  /  Comments Off on SMMC making COVID care facilities storm resilient

CAY HILL — In an effort to weather any possible storms, St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has made arrangements for its COVID care facilities (the Mobile Medical Pavilion and the ICU tent) to be made more storm resilient. Both COVID care facilities will be transformed into a storm resilient medical container park in which special […]

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“FIGHT BACK” Mosquito Awareness Open House and Unused Tire Drop Off at Cole Bay Community Help Desk

By   /  June 25, 2020  /  Community, Environment, Health, Island Life, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on “FIGHT BACK” Mosquito Awareness Open House and Unused Tire Drop Off at Cole Bay Community Help Desk

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (Ministry VSA) is executing a Vector Control Awareness Campaign with the slogan “FIGHT BACK, A Neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control” in the communities. The campaign started last week with the official announcement by the Minister of Public Health, […]

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MHF: Upcoming Family Support Meeting

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health, Sports  /  Comments Off on MHF: Upcoming Family Support Meeting

MHF Press release about Upcoming Family Support Meeting June 27th 5-6 pm Do you have a friend or family member who is having a hard time or could need help? The support of the people close to you can make a huge difference! Upcoming Saturday, June 27th, the MHF restarts its Family Support Meetings with […]

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Extended opening hours MHF

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on Extended opening hours MHF

CAY HILL — Starting this week, the clinic department of the MHF will resume it’s extended opening hours. On Wednesdays, the clinic will be open till 8 pm for prescheduled consultations (not for walk-ins). Clients can be seen after the normal process of triage and appointments. Before the lockdown, the MHF implemented this new option […]

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Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

By   /  June 24, 2020  /  Community, COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: Encourages the community to remain vigilant

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister of VSA Richard Panneflek would like to ensure the protection of residents and visitors from the spread of COVID-19. The government is working jointly with the various stakeholders to take responsible incremental steps towards the reopening of the borders; with the aim to restart the local economy. We […]

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NIPA, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and Chamberlain University hold virtual signing ceremony

By   /  June 17, 2020  /  Education, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on NIPA, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and Chamberlain University hold virtual signing ceremony

~Institutions sign scope of service agreement for NIPA Nursing Program~ CAY HILL, Sint Maarten— Now, more than ever, the world has been forced to wake up to the significance of healthcare workers. To address the need for more nurses locally, regionally and globally , The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) is continuing its partnership […]

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Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

By   /  June 16, 2020  /  Community, Government, Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Panneflek: FIGHT BACK, A collective neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Honorable Minister Richard Panneflek announces that the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor will be executing a Vector Control Awareness Campaign with the slogan “FIGHT BACK, A Neighborhood approach to Mosquito Control” in the communities. The campaign will commence during […]

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SMMC restarts construction activities new hospital

By   /  June 15, 2020  /  Health, Infrastructure  /  Comments Off on SMMC restarts construction activities new hospital

CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) will be restarting the construction of the new hospital – St. Maarten General Hospital – per today June 15th, 2020 after construction activities were temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 imposed lockdown and associated general restrictions prevailing on St. Maarten. In the last few months, design activities have […]

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