Press Releases

Thu, July 28, 3:43 PM

The Public Health Department is providing details on the third confirmed imported case of the Zika virus in the Cayman Islands, which was announced on Thursday, 14 July 2016.

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Thu, July 28, 3:29 PM

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to inform the public that the residential garbage collection service on Grand Cayman is once per week.

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Thu, July 21, 11:10 AM

The Public Health Department reminds residents travelling to the 2016 Olympic Games to get vaccinated, especially against measles and rubella, at least two weeks before departur

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Mon, July 18, 2:21 PM

The launch of additional mosquito controls to protect Cayman Islands residents and visitors from Zika, dengue and chikungunya has been delayed by legal action from an objector t

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Fri, July 15, 2:03 PM

A high-level delegation from Jamaica visited the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) this week to learn more about the facility’s methods to control mosquito-borne disease

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Fri, July 8, 3:46 PM

Additional control measures to combat Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which transmit Zika, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever, are set to begin in West Bay next week.

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Fri, July 8, 8:28 AM

As a regional outbreak persists, public health officials have confirmed the first two Cayman Islands cases of imported Zika virus contracted by returning residents.

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Tue, July 5, 10:29 AM

The test results of suspected Zika virus cases have come back negative from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), according to Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr.

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Thu, June 23, 4:23 PM

Government is a step closer to resolving the issue of solid waste management in the Cayman Islands with the completion of three reports which are now available to the public.

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Thu, June 23, 2:39 PM

Following reports of confirmed cases of measles in the United States of America (U.S.A), the Public Health Department has issued an alert to travellers to and from this region.

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