Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Here's a list of health facilities, emergency contacts

Following the Health Ministry's announcement of one confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday, citizens are being urged to follow recommended safety precautions such as regular handwashing, sanitisation of surfaces and maintaining at least one metre of distance from others, and limiting exposure to crowded spaces. 


According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), symptoms of the disease include high fever, dry cough, tiredness, and in some cases diarrhoea, sore throat and other flu-like symptoms. 

It's noted that about 80 percent of people recover from the disease without needing special treatment, however, one out of six people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. 

Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness. People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

How is it spread?

According to WHO, the disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales.

These droplets land on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people then catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth.

People can also catch COVID-19 if they breathe in droplets from a person with COVID-19 who coughs out or exhales droplets.

This is why it is important to stay more than 1 metre (3 feet) away from a person who is sick.

The World Health Organisation has advised that if one has recently been in an area where cases were reported or experiences symptoms to remain at home and isolated and contact the health authorities. 

People are urged not to go immediately to health facilities as this may pose a risk in spreading the virus.

If symptoms become serious they are urged to call their nearest health centre, 877-WELL (9355), or the ambulance on 811 and officials will advise on the nest steps. 

As of 1.21 pm, March 13, 2020, there was no confirmation from the Health Ministry regarding a specially dedicated hotline for enquiries on the virus, however here is a list of contact numbers for the Ministry's health centres according to the Ministry's website


Contacts to Remember

COVID-19 hotline: 877-WELL (9355)

Ambulance: 811

Police: 999, 555, 800-TIPS

Fire: 990

ODPM: 511

TEMA: 211

Insect Vector Control: 800-IVCD

Chemistry, Food and Drugs: 800-CFDD

Chronic Disease Assistance: 800-CDAP


Note: If you have recently travelled and are experiencing symptoms of the virus, please contact one of the numbers below: 


North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA)

Aranguez Health Centre              

Aranguez Main Road, Aranguez


Barataria Health Centre              

Eighth Avenue and Seventh Street, Barataria      

(868)-638-2124/ 674-2227           

George Street Health Centre     

#61-67 George Street, Port-of-Spain       


Carenage Health Centre              

Constabulary Street, Carenage


Diego Martin Health Centre      

#2 Church Street, Diego Martin 


El Socorro Health Centre             

El Socorro Road, San Juan            


Port-of-Spain General Hospital

Upper Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain    


Las Cuevas Health Centre

Pole #9 School Road, Las Cuevas Village, Blanchisseuse  

(868)-669-6302  Health Centre   

Woodbrook Health Centre         

92A Tragarete Road, Port of Spain           

(868)-622-2045  Health Centre

Morvant Health Centre

Dos Santos Street, Morvant

(868)-626-1044  Health Centre   

San Juan Health Centre

Real Street, San Juan     

(868)-638-3618/ 675-1535

Upper Laventille Health Centre

St. Barbs Road, Laventille             


Success Laventille Health Centre             

Espinet Street, Laventille             


St. James District Health Facility              

#112 Western Main Road, St. James       


St. Ann's Hospital (Mental Health)         

St. Ann's             

(868)-624-1151  Hospital

Maraval Health Centre

Corner of Saddle Road & Morne Coco Road, Maraval       


Oxford Street Health Centre      

Corner of Observatory Street & Oxford Street, Port-of-Spain


Pembroke Street Health Centre

Pembroke Street, Port-of-Spain

District Health Facility    

Santa Cruz Health Centre            

Saddle Road, San Juan   


Petit Valley Health Centre          

Corner of Simeon Road & Morne Coco Road

Petit Valley



North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA)

Arima Health Facility    

Queen Mary Avenue, Arima (868)-667-4714

Arouca Health Centre   

Corner George Street and Golden Grove Road, Arouca   


Blanchisseuse and Brasso Seco Health Centre

Paria Main Road, Lower Village, Blanchisseuse   


Caura Hospital 

St Augustine


Chaguanas District Health Facility           

Main Road and Galt St., Chaguanas         


Cunupia Health Centre 

Larchu Trace, Cunupia


Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex              

Uriah Butler Highway, Champ Fleurs

(868) 225-4673 

Macoya Health Centre

Macoya Settlement, Tunapuna 


Maloney Health Centre

Maloney Boulevard, Maloney Gardens


San Rafael Health Centre

Talparo Main Road, San Rafael


La Horquetta Health Centre

Arthur Murray Crescent, La Horquetta Phase III 


Las Lomas Health Centre

Las Lomas # 1, Las Lomas


Tunapuna Health Centre


Mt. Hope Women's Hospital

Champs Fleurs

(868)-662-7006  Hospital

Tacarigua Extended Care Facility

Upper El Dorado Road, Tunapuna


Tacarigua Health Centre              

El Dorado Road, Tunapuna


Talparo Health Centre

Talparo Community Centre, Talparo Main Road, Talparo


St. Joseph Enhanced Health Centre

Uriah Butler Highway, Champ Fleurs


St. Helena Health Centre

North Bank Road, St. Helena

(868)-669-1183, (868)-669-7027                


Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA)

Biche Outreach Centre 

Canque Village, Biche    


Grande Riviere Outreach Centre

Grande Riviere 


Guayaguayare Outreach Centre

Guayaguayare Road, Guayaguayare, Trinidad     


Brothers Road Outreach Centre

Brothers Road, Tabaquite            


Coryal Outreach Centre

Corner Balata Hill Road and Cumuto Main Road, Coryal  


Cumana Outreach Centre

Toco Main Road, Cumana Village, Cumana           


Cumuto Outreach Centre            

Main Road, Cumuto       


Matelot Outreach Centre

Main Road, Matelot       


Matura Outreach Centre

Matura Main Road, Matura        


Mayaro District Health Facility 

Pierreville, Mayaro         


Manzanilla Outreach Centre      

Eastern Main Road, Manzanilla 


San Souci Outreach Centre         

Main Road San Souci


Sangre Grande Health Centre   

Brierly Sreet and River Street, Sangre Grande     


Sangre Grande Hospital

Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande          

668-2273 / 2221 / 2468 / 2577   

Valencia Outreach Centre

Alexander Street, Valencia          


Toco Health Centre & 24 hours A&E       

Paria Main Road, Toco  


Rio Claro Health Centre

Corner De Verteuil and Dougdeen Streets, Rio Claro



Southwest Regional Health Authority (SWRHA)

Cedros Health Centre

St. Marie Street, Bonasse


Chatham Health Centre Main Road, Belle View

Claxton Bay Health Centre         

Southern Main Road, Claxton Bay            


Couva District Health Facility

Main Road, Couva           

(868) 636-4024, (868) 225-HEAL

Erin Health Centre

Main Road, Buenos Ayres


Flanagin Town Health Centre

Main Rd, Flanagin Town


Freeport Health Centre

St. Mary's Junction, Freeport


Fyzabad Health Centre

Main Road, Fyzabad


Gasparillo Health Centre

Church Street, Gasparillo             


Gran Couva Bay Health Centre

Main Road, Gran Couva


La Romaine Health Centre          

Zaida Lane, La Romain   


Granville Health Centre

Syfo Road, Granville       


Debe Health Centre

Wellington Road, Debe


Guapo Health Centre

Hubertson Young Street, Guapo


Icacos Health Centre

Main Road, Icacos           


Indian Walk Health Centre         

Petite Cafe, Moruga       


La Brea Health Centre  

New Lands, La Brea        


Williamsville Health Centre       

Main Road, Williamsville               


Palo Seco Health Centre              

Main Road, Palo Seco    


Tabaquite Health Centre             

Main Road, Tabaquite   


Tableland Health Centre

Naparima/Mayaro Road, George Village

(868)-656-3500  Health

Todd's Road Health Centre        

Flecher Road, Todd's Road


Lengua Health Centre   

Cipero and Papourie Roads, Lengua

(868)-656-5280  Health Centre   

Marabella Health Centre            

Market Street, Marabella


Moruga Health Centre

Lanse Mitan, Moruga    


Ste. Madeleine Health Centre

Manahambre Road, Ste. Madeleine


Siparia District Health Facility   

High Street, Siparia

(868) 649 -1136/0691     

South Oropouche Health Centre

Main Road, Oropouche


Point Fortin Area Hospital

Volunteer Road, Mahaica, Point Fortin


Point Fortin Health Centre

Techier Main Road, Point Fortin


Princes Town Health Centre

Circular Road, Princes Town       

(868) 655-8433, (868) 225-HEAL

Penal Health Centre

Southern Main Road, Penal


Penal Rock Road Health Centre

4 1/2 mile marker, Penal Rock Road        


Pleasantville Health Centre

Chaconia Avenue and Prince Albert Streets, Pleasantville              


Roy Joseph Health Centre           

Gomez Street, San Fernando     

(868)-652-0806  District

San Fernando General/Teaching Hospital           

Independence Avenue, San Fernando    

(868) 652-3581, (868) 225-HEAL

Rochard Douglas Health Centre

Rochard Douglas Road  



Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA)

Belle Garden Health Centre       

Belle Garden     

(868) 660-5830 

Bethel Health Centre    



Bloody Bay Outreach Centre

Bloody Bay

(no number listed)

Buccoo Health Centre   



Canaan Health Centre  



Castara Health Centre



Charlotteville Health Centre     


L'Anse Fourmi Outreach Centre L'Anse Fourmi

(868) 660-6751; (868) 660-6055

Parlatuvier Health Centre



Pembroke Health Centre


(868) 660-4100 

Delaford Health Centre



Mason Hall Health Centre

Mason Hall

(868) 635-1622 

Moriah Health Centre  

Moriah (868) 660-0092 

Mt. St. George Health Centre    

Mt. St. George 


Les Coteaux Health Centre

Les Coteaux

(868) 660-0069

Scarborough General Hospital  

Connector Road, Signal Hill, Tobago        

(868)-660-4744  Hospital

Scarborough Health Centre



Speyside Health Centre Speyside


Plymouth Health Centre



Roxborough Health Centre


(868) 660-4620 


Editor's note: This contact list will be updated as more information becomes available. For a quick search please use CTRL+F to find your closest health centre. 

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