A series of town hall meetings about the Zika virus commence again Tuesday night (18 October).
The meetings are being held by Public Health to inform residents about Zika, and to address concerns, especially for pregnant women.
The meetings will take place at:
- Bodden Town Civic Centre – 18 October
- Sir John A. Cumber Primary School Hall, West Bay – 25 October
- North Side Civic Centre – 1 November
- East End Civic Centre – 8 November
All meetings will be from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The meetings will be attended by a panel including Acting Medical officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, obstetrician Dr. Gilberta Alexander, internal medicine specialist Dr. Iheonunekwu Nelson, surveillance officer Timothy McLaughlin-Munro and nurse midwife Beverley Samuels, as well as Director of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit, Dr. Bill Petrie.
All, especially pregnant women and concerned members of the public, are invited to attend.