Editorial Staff
9 months ago

Editorial Staff
9 months ago

Facemask policy back in place for healthcare facilities in Antigua

Health authorities have re-introduced its mask mandate for people visiting and working in healthcare facilities on the island.

A release from the health ministry indicates that with immediate effect people will be required to wear a clean, properly fitted mask covering the nose and mouth.

This includes people visiting the Ministry of Health Headquarters, Health Centers / Clinics / Polyclinics, Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre, Medical Benefits Scheme, Clarevue Psychiatric Hospital, Fiennes Institute, Antigua Barbuda Emergency Medical Services, Central Board of Health, AIDS Secretariat, CARE Project and the Hannah Thomas Hospital in Barbuda.

The Ministry is also reminding people to continue to practice appropriate infection control measures, good hand washing and workplace hygiene, and cough and sneeze etiquette as in protocols already established.

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