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Unite for Safety. Clean your hands

By   /  May 10, 2022  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Unite for Safety. Clean your hands

The slogan for World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD) 2022 observed annually on May 5 was ?Unite for Safety. Clean your Hands.? The campaign theme is a health care system where ?quality and safety climate or culture? values hand hygiene and infection prevention and control. The campaign objectives are to recognize that people of all levels […]

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CPS Healthy Weight & Nutrition: Make Consuming a healthy diet in 2022 a Priority

By   /  January 28, 2022  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS Healthy Weight & Nutrition: Make Consuming a healthy diet in 2022 a Priority

Obesity is preventable. Every year Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), as part of its annual calendar of observances, highlights and creates awareness about health matters.   As the first month of the New Year comes to an end next week, for those […]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE /CERTIFICATES OF CONDUCT APPLICATIONS UPDATE

By   /  January 24, 2022  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Government, Justice, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on IMPORTANT NOTICE /CERTIFICATES OF CONDUCT APPLICATIONS UPDATE

The Public Service Center Department hereby informs that Certificates of Conduct applications processed at the following locations can be collected! Intake location: Philipsburg Applications processed between July 1 – December 15, 2021. Between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Mondays-Fridays) Intake location: Simpson bay Applications processed between August 1 – December 10, 2021. Between the […]

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This Holiday Season: Shop Smart, Shop Safe

By   /  December 6, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on This Holiday Season: Shop Smart, Shop Safe

Every year the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), as part of its annual calendar of observances, highlights and creates awareness about safe holiday experiences for the entire family. The 2021 holiday season is here, and CPS advises to shoppers to adhere to […]

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December 1 World AIDS Day: End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics

By   /  December 1, 2021  /  Community, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on December 1 World AIDS Day: End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics

World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1st. The theme is: ?End inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics.? The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on global leaders and citizens to rally to confront the inequalities that drive AIDS and to reach people who are currently not receiving essential HIV services. The Collective Prevention […]

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STB: #CaribbeanComeback Kicks Off Caribbean Tourism Month Awareness Activities

By   /  November 27, 2021  /  Hospitality, Public Service Announcements, Tourism  /  Comments Off on STB: #CaribbeanComeback Kicks Off Caribbean Tourism Month Awareness Activities

The Sint Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB), kicked-off in early November a number of activities marking Caribbean Tourism Month (CTM) 2021 under the theme, ?Caribbean Comeback.? STB is celebrating the entire month of November with several focused Tourism Educational Programs, Activities and Documentaries. Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Hon. Roger Lawrence said that tourism is […]

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CPS advises community to take preventive measures to prevent Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

By   /  November 27, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Community, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS advises community to take preventive measures to prevent Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, is calling on the community and in particular parents and guardians, day care centers and play schools, to take preventive measures to mitigate Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) by taking extra measures to prevent the […]

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Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

By   /  October 20, 2021  /  Environment, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Recent rainfall could increase mosquito population. Residents advised to Check Gardens/Yards for Breeding Habitats

The country has been experiencing rainfall events for several days, and the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is calling on residents to help stop the spread of mosquitoes by preventing them from breeding in your backyard or garden after these events. The best […]

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ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

By   /  October 18, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM: Remain Vigilant and Prepared. Hurricane Season Not Yet Over

Even though tropical storm activity has subsided during the past couple of weeks, that does not mean the hurricane season is over, Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Monday. There is still six weeks to go as the season runs through November 30. Residents and businesses are advised to remain vigilant and prepared, the […]

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“Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

By   /  October 15, 2021  /  Community, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on “Our future is at hand- let’s move forward together”; Happy Global Handwashing Day

PHILIPSBURG? Global Handwashing Day is celebrated on October 15th every year in efforts to educate and encourage the public to embrace the benefits of properly washing  their hands with water and soap.   Hand washing is a simple, cost effective and yet a very impactful intervention to significantly maintain ones health and keep the germs […]

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