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CPS Reminds Community to Step Up and maintain COVID-19 Public Health Safety Measures as increase in cases observed in various countries

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on CPS Reminds Community to Step Up and maintain COVID-19 Public Health Safety Measures as increase in cases observed in various countries

The Collective Prevention Service (CPS) a department within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA), is making an urgent appeal to the public of Sint Maarten, to maintain COVID-19 Public Health Preventive measures such as correctly wearing of face masks, maintaining social distance, and frequently sanitizing your hands. This appeal is […]

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CPS calls on the Community to Remove Mosquito Breeding Habitats by Cleaning Up Yards and Gardens

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on CPS calls on the Community to Remove Mosquito Breeding Habitats by Cleaning Up Yards and Gardens

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is calling on residents to make use of the opportunity to clean up their yards and surroundings in connection with the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, and to help prevent mosquito breeding habitats. Waste disposal companies have announced […]

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Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

By   /  July 16, 2021  /  Business, Community, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Be Prepared for a Busy Hurricane Season. Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready and to review their plans of action for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Operators and owners of the aforementioned should be prepared to secure their properties in the event of a storm/hurricane […]

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Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay open for 1st and 2nd doses of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday and Thursday

By   /  July 14, 2021  /  Community, COVID-19, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay open for 1st and 2nd doses of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday and Thursday

The Vaccination Management Team (VMT) decided on Monday, July 12th, to extend the opportunity to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. On Wednesday July 14th, and Thursday, July 15th, Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay will be offering vaccines against COVID-19 to all residents of Sint Maarten 12 years and older. More than 1100 […]

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ODM advises Coastal Residents & Businesses to have plans in place for potential flooding

By   /  July 9, 2021  /  Business, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on ODM advises Coastal Residents & Businesses to have plans in place for potential flooding

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that five named storm systems have formed up to July 7th including the first hurricane, Elsa. Elsa passed through the Caribbean last week causing considerable damage to some islands. On Thursday, the Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Weather & Climate Research released its third Atlantic seasonal […]

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Tropical Storm Elsa a Stark Reminder to Be Prepared for the Atlantic Hurricane Season

By   /  July 2, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Local News, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Tropical Storm Elsa a Stark Reminder to Be Prepared for the Atlantic Hurricane Season

The Fire Department/Office of Disaster Management (ODM) Fire Chief Clive Richardson said on Thursday that the fifth named storm of the season Tropical Storm Elsa, is a stark reminder that you have to be prepared for the Atlantic hurricane season in the event that a storm system forms. According to the Meteorological Department of Sint […]

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Friday last opportunity to get your COVID-19 vaccine at Caribbean Cinemas. Belair Community Center Reopens on July 5 for Vaccines

By   /  June 30, 2021  /  COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements, Social  /  Comments Off on Friday last opportunity to get your COVID-19 vaccine at Caribbean Cinemas. Belair Community Center Reopens on July 5 for Vaccines

On June 15th, the Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay opened up as a temporary replacement for the Belair Community Center for the administering of the COVID-19 vaccine. On Friday, is the last day that you can get your COVID-19 vaccine at the Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay. After the weekend, on Monday, July 5th, the […]

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Coastal residents & Businesses: Have plans in place for the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season for potential flooding

By   /  June 25, 2021  /  Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on Coastal residents & Businesses: Have plans in place for the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season for potential flooding

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) said on Thursday that emergency plans should have already been formulated by residents who live along the country?s coastal areas or flood-prone environs. If the aforementioned is not the case, ODM is urging (coastal, flood prone environs) residents to start making emergency evacuation plans now, ahead of the arrival […]

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Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay remains in use as COVID-19 vaccination location until July 2nd

By   /  June 24, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, COVID-19, Health, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay remains in use as COVID-19 vaccination location until July 2nd

On June 15th, the Caribbean Cinemas in Cole Bay opened as a temporary replacement of the Belair Community Center. It is open for walk-ins from Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and will be available until Friday, July 2nd. Since the start of last week, almost 300 persons got their vaccination at […]

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It is hurricane season. Remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

By   /  June 24, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Environment, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on It is hurricane season. Remain Proactive in Removing Mosquito Breeding Habitats after Rainfall events

The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is reminding the community to remain proactive in removing mosquito breeding habitats in and around the yard or place of business after any rainfall event. We are now in the hurricane season, and the country will see […]

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