Environmental Health

Many diseases can be initiated, promoted, sustained or stimulated by environmental factors.  For that reason, “Environmental Health is the segment of Public Health that is concerned with assessing, understanding and controlling the impact of people on their environment and the impact of the environment on them.” 

The main office of the Environmental Health Unit is located at the Charlestown Health Centre, Main Street. However there are four districts to service the island, namely: 
  1. Charlestown
  2. Combermere
  3. Gingerland
  4. Cotton Ground 
The services offered are:
  • Premises Inspection
  • Vector Control
  • Food Establishment Inspection
  • Meat Inspection
  • Food Handlers Certification
  • Complaint Investigation
  • Nuisance Abatement
  • Port Health
  • Latrine Sanitation & Sale of Latrine Fittings
  • Health Education
  • Occupational Health
  • Pollution Control
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Disaster Management 
Operating hours

8am – 4pm Mondays – Fridays

Contact Information 

Tel No. (869)-469-5521 ext. 2052

Fax 🙁 869)-469-5968

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