JIS News

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that the Kingston Public Hospital has resumed full services today (Wednesday, June 2, 2010). However, elective surgeries and clinics will operate from 8am – 4pm daily. The University Hospital of the West Indies has resumed elective surgeries and is expected to restore full services by Friday, June 4, 2010.
Norman Gardens, Operation Friendship and Denham Town Health Centres remain closed. Persons are being reminded to use the alternative health facilities which are Comprehensive Health Centre for persons who reside close to Denham Town and Operation Friendship. Parents/Guardians in these areas should visit Glen Vincent when seeking care for children. Residents in the Norman Gardens area should go to Windward Road or Rollington Town Health Centres.
The Ministry of Health’s National Emergency Operations Centre will continue to monitor the situation under the State of Emergency and notify the public as soon as other services have been restored.