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St. Elizabeth Health Services Takes Health Information to Communities

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Picture 1 Town Hall meeting

Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes: Medical Officer (Health) at the St. Elizabeth Health Services, Dr. Tonia Dawkins-Beharie explains how to apply mosquito repellent to the skin to keep away mosquitoes while Chief Public Health Inspector, Mr. Everod Lewis demonstrates. The St. Elizabeth Health Services has been hosting a series of town hall meetings in an effort to increase public awareness of the Zika Virus and other mosquito related diseases and additional health issues. The town hall meeting was held on Thursday, July 7 at the Mountainside Primary School in St. Elizabeth.

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Community members get first hand information on Zika Virus: The St. Elizabeth Health Services has been taking health messages to communities across St. Elizabeth particularly on the Zika Virus and other mosquito borne diseases. On Thursday, July 7, the team held a town hall meeting at the Mountainside Primary School. Those who contributed to the meeting and seated are: Medical Officer (Health) at the St. Elizabeth Health Services, Dr. Tonia Dawkins-Beharie (right); Southern Regional Health Authority Regional Director, Mr. Michael Bent (2nd right); Parish Manager of the St. Elizabeth Health Services, Mr. Sean Brissett (2nd left) and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Senator Floyd Green.

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