First Floor, Old Administration Building
Main Street, Road Town
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110
The Environmental Health Division delivers a host of environmental health services through five existing programmes:
- Food Hygiene
- Water Quality and Institutional Hygiene
- Vector Control
- Wastewater and General Environmental Sanitation
- Port Health
The activities of the specific programmes are carried out by trained Environmental Health Officers who are assigned to the Public Health District and in some cases special duties under a programme. The Vector Control Unit is staffed with eight Vector Control Officers who visit all premises around the territory to conduct surveillance for mosquito breeding.
The Environmental Health Division is in the business of ensuring that all aspects of the environment with the potential to negatively impact health are managed efficiently to enable all persons in the BVI to attain and maintain optimal health and social well-being.
To exhibit a level of professionalism in the field of environmental health that exemplifies service above self and a model of best practices that reflect practitioners of the 21st Century.
What's Happening Within Our Department?
|HOA Statement: Minister for Health and Social Development - Outbreak Of Monkey pox Cases In Non-Endemic Countries||
26 May 2022 - 4:46pm
|Jif Peanut Butter Recall- Potential Contamination||
24 May 2022 - 4:52pm
|No Derelicts Left Behind Campaign Underway||
2 Dec 2021 - 12:20pm
|Gyms Schools And Workplaces Adhere To Covid-19 Measures||
1 Dec 2021 - 3:37pm
|Spread Awareness Stop Antimicrobial Resistance||
24 Nov 2021 - 4:35pm
|British Virgin Islands Announce No Entry Testing for Fully Vaccinated Travellers||
24 Nov 2021 - 10:11am
|Last Food Handlers Sessions On December 7||
12 Nov 2021 - 3:20pm
|Club Owners Reminded Of Vaccination Requirements||
29 Sep 2021 - 4:51pm
|Public Health Unit Operating By Appointments Only||
23 Jul 2021 - 1:44pm
|Interisland Travelers Reminded Of COVID Protocols||
20 Jul 2021 - 3:20pm
Department Contact Information
To make contact with Environmental Health Division, see below for contact information:
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Valley, Virgin Gorda