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Health Services makes appeal for private medical volunteers

The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has made an appeal for private medical practitioners to volunteer their services at Peebles Hospital in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

“While we all cope with the effects of the recent disaster due to Hurricane Irma, the BVI Health Services Authority is advising that Peebles Hospital remains functional and open.”

“Persons in the healthcare private sector are asked to volunteer their services where they can at Peebles Hospital,” the BVIHSA said in a statement this morning.

The institution added that persons needing emergency services should visit the emergency department at Peebles Hospital in Road Town.

Persons with cuts and bruises are advised to go to the clinic located on the compound of the hospital.

“Our contact number is 852 7500 or 394 3497,” the BVIHA said while appealing to persons to stay hydrated.

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