November 18, 2019

Cayman: Governor gains insight into latest patient care technology at HSA

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Governor Martyn Roper was introduced to the breadth of services and advancements in technology available through the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) during his tour of the Cayman Islands Hospital on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. Accompanied by the Minister of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour, HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood, Board Members […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s Message – World Blood Donor Day 14 June 2019

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Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour on World Blood Donor Day 14 June 2019 Each year the Cayman Islands is proud to join the global family celebrating World Blood Donor Day. This year’s theme “safe blood for all” seeks to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. It is also […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s Message – Vaccination Week in the Americas

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Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Vaccination Week in the Americas 2019 20 to 27 April 2019 This week the Cayman Islands has once again joined in the observance of Vaccination Week in the Americas (20-27 April 2019). The 2019 campaign slogan “Protect your community. Do your part. #GetVax” […]

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World Health Day, Sunday, 7 April 2019

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World Health Day is a time for decision-makers, educators, advocates, and, indeed, the whole community to consider how we can improve health outcomes around the world and in our local communities. The 2019 international focus on universal health coverage continues from last year, with particular attention to ensuring access to quality primary healthcare.  The World Health Organisation […]

Cayman Islands Lobster Season closes 1 March

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The Cayman Islands lobster fishing season closes Friday, 1 March. The National Conservation Law (NCL) sets the closed season for lobster fishing from 1 March through 30 November each year. No one may take lobster from Cayman waters, or purchase, receive or possess lobster taken from Cayman waters during that period. The closed seasons for […]

Cayman Islands MRCU begins annual residential inspections for 2019

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) –  Disease Prevention Officers (DPOs) from the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) recently began residential inspections as part of ongoing year-round efforts to combat the dangerousAedes aegypti mosquito. DPOs drive clearly marked MRCU trucks, wear MRCU clothing and have government identification. They inspect the grounds for containers, whether human made (buckets, tyres, cisterns) or […]

Dengue prevention and awareness urged

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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 Heroes Day 2019 will Celebrate Coat of Arms Brokers

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day celebrations. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of Celebrate Cayman, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral 60 years ago of […]

Cayman Islands Heroes Day will celebrate Coat of Arms brokers

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Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of Celebrate Cayman, which recognises the 14 May, 1958, conferral 60 years ago of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s message for World AIDS Day

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From Cayman Islands Minister for Health Hon.Dwayne Seymour: On Saturday, 1 December 2018, the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe in marking the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.Much has changed since that first observance, but this year’s theme reminds us that it is still of the utmost importance to “Know Your Status”.  HIV […]