December 6, 2023

Public Health Outlines Follow Up to Little Cayman COVID Case

Public Health Department The Public Health Department confirms that a Little Cayman resident tested positive for COVID-19 in Grand Cayman on Friday 22 October 2021. The individual who had travelled from Little Cayman to Cayman Brac and then Grand Cayman earlier on Friday, had taken the test ahead of a planned return to Little Cayman […]

Cayman: Households directed to quarantine in relation to classrooms with multiple COVID cases

Public Health confirms that multiple students have tested positive for COVID-19 in the following classes: Prospect Primary Year 5 (Laylor) Prospect Primary Year 3 (Oxilly) John Gray HS Year 9 WJ Triple C  Year 9 – 1 ALL students, teachers and household members in the classrooms above MUST remain in [home] quarantine for the 14 days even if […]

One confirmed case of Dengue in Grand Cayman

From Ministry of Health and the MRCU Officials from the Ministry of Health, along with the Mosquito Research and Control Unit, wish to advise the public of one confirmed case of Dengue for a Cayman Islands resident who had no recent travel history, and the steps persons can take to avoid Dengue. Dengue, which causes […]

Cayman Islands: Measles awareness urged

From Cayman Islands Public Health Department International health body, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), recently alerted health departments around the Caribbean to be on the lookout for measles and rubella as a precaution.  In light of this, the Public Health Department of the Cayman Islands is issuing   an alert to the community of the […]

Cayman Islands: Dengue update as of February 15, 2019

From Cayman Islands Public Health department While a regional and international outbreak of dengue continues, the Public Health Department has committed to providing the Cayman Islands public with updates on the local situation. Since the last advisory on dengue fever issued January 8, 2019, there have been 19 investigations. A total of 13 results have […]

Dengue prevention and awareness urged

Local health officials are urging Cayman Islands residents to be aware of the symptoms of dengue as a precaution following increased activity in the region. With the frequency of travel between the Cayman Islands and other destinations in the region, the likelihood of imported cases is a strong possibility. The Public Health Department has already […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s remarks- World Diabetes Day 2018

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Diabetes Day 2018 14 November 2018   “The Family and Diabetes” is this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day which the global community, including the Cayman Islands, will observe on Wednesday, 14 November. The […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: From RCIPS Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Cyclist, 26 July Just after 8:30PM yesterday, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Gerrard Smith Avenue, Cayman Brac where it was reported that  there was a […]

Cayman Islands observes World Sickle Cell Day 2018

From Cayman Islands Public Health Department The Cayman Islands joins the United Nations in observing World Sickle Cell Day on 19 June 2018. In December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognizes sickle cell disease as a public health problem, and the World Sickle Cell Disease World Day was first observed […]

Vaccination Week in the Americas 2018 – Message from Cayman Islands Minister

From Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA 21 to 28 April 2018 This month, from April 21 to 28, the Cayman Islands and other countries in the region will celebrate the 16th Vaccination Week in the Americas, with a soccer theme in honour of the 2018 World Cup. The […]