Health & Dental Care

Health and dental care is free for children up to secondary school and senior citizens.

There are four community health centres on island.

  • St. John’s Health Centre – Tel: (664) 491-5218
  • St. Peter’s Clinic  – Tel: (664) 491-5436
  • Brades Health Centre in Cudjoe Head – Tel: (664) 491- 5258
  • Salem Health Centre, near the old Salem Primary School – Tel: (664) 491-5256

For emergencies, visit the Casualty Department at the Glendon Hospital in St. John’s.

District Clinics

The District Clinics provide the following services:

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday between 8am – 4 pm.

There is a weekly doctor’s clinic at each health centre. Services include:

  • General health advice and treatment
  • Hypertension and diabetes clinic
  • Child Welfare clinic
  • Antenatal and Postnatal clinic
  • Family planning
  • Pap Smears
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Treatment of minor ailments
  • HIV counselling and testing
  • Referral to other specialist services or agencies
  • Immunization
  • Home visits to housebound
  • School Health
  • Eye clinic and other occasional special clinics

Dental Clinic

The dental clinic provides basic oral health services , including the following:-

  • Scaling and polishing
  • Dental sealants
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Extractions
  • Root canal treatments
  • We also provide oral health education

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday 8 am4 pm

Dental Surgeon – Dr Coretta Fergus

St John’s
Tel: (664) 491-7404

Visit the Ministry of Health Page for more information —http://moh.gov.ms/?page_id=12

 

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