Tuesday 26 March, 2019

SWRHA: Customers of ASJA Girls' College BBQ must seek medical help

The South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) is advising members of the public that 18 people went to the Emergency Department of the San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) complaining of vomiting and abdominal pains.

All of these people reportedly consumed food from the ASJA Girls’ College, San Fernando barbeque meal.

All patients received medical attention while most have been discharged.

Persons who have eaten food from the ASJA Girls’ College barbeque and present the following symptoms are urged to visit the nearest health facility or doctor:

- Abdominal pains

- Dizziness

- Nausea

- Vomiting

The SWRHA said the information is being shared to encourage affected persons to present themselves for treatment and to ensure the impact of this incident is contained as far as possible.  

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