Friday 29 May, 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. 

Symptoms

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

(868)-638-2120 

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       

(868)-623-5155                 

Carenage Health Centre              

Constabulary Street, Carenage

(868)-632-1860 

Diego Martin Health Centre      

#2 Church Street, Diego Martin 

(868)-637-1860 

El Socorro Health Centre             

El Socorro Road, San Juan            

(868)-638-5218 

Port-of-Spain General Hospital

Upper Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain    

(868)-623-2951 

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             

(868)-624-4438

Success Laventille Health Centre             

Espinet Street, Laventille             

(868)-623-6434 

St. James District Health Facility              

#112 Western Main Road, St. James       

(868)-622-1142 

St. Ann's Hospital (Mental Health)         

St. Ann's             

(868)-624-1151  Hospital

Maraval Health Centre

Corner of Saddle Road & Morne Coco Road, Maraval       

(868)-629-2043 

Oxford Street Health Centre      

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

(868)-623-6741 

Pembroke Street Health Centre

Pembroke Street, Port-of-Spain

District Health Facility    

Santa Cruz Health Centre            

Saddle Road, San Juan   

(868)-676-7400/7067

Petit Valley Health Centre          

Corner of Simeon Road & Morne Coco Road

Petit Valley

(868)-637-3284 

 

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   

(868)-642-1065 

Blanchisseuse and Brasso Seco Health Centre

Paria Main Road, Lower Village, Blanchisseuse   

(868)-669-4118

Caura Hospital 

St Augustine

(868)-645-4630 

Chaguanas District Health Facility           

Main Road and Galt St., Chaguanas         

(868)-669-8958 

Cunupia Health Centre 

Larchu Trace, Cunupia

(868)-665-0183 

Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex              

Uriah Butler Highway, Champ Fleurs

(868) 225-4673 

Macoya Health Centre

Macoya Settlement, Tunapuna 

(868)-663-4617 

Maloney Health Centre

Maloney Boulevard, Maloney Gardens

(868)-642-1330 

San Rafael Health Centre

Talparo Main Road, San Rafael

(868)-643-8645

La Horquetta Health Centre

Arthur Murray Crescent, La Horquetta Phase III 

(868)-643-0911 

Las Lomas Health Centre

Las Lomas # 1, Las Lomas

(868)-669-9789 

Tunapuna Health Centre

(868)-663-4617 

Mt. Hope Women's Hospital

Champs Fleurs

(868)-662-7006  Hospital

Tacarigua Extended Care Facility

Upper El Dorado Road, Tunapuna

(868)-662-4617 

Tacarigua Health Centre              

El Dorado Road, Tunapuna

(868)-662-4819 

Talparo Health Centre

Talparo Community Centre, Talparo Main Road, Talparo

(868)-643-7309 

St. Joseph Enhanced Health Centre

Uriah Butler Highway, Champ Fleurs

(868)-663-3419 

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    

(868)-668-9053

Grande Riviere Outreach Centre

Grande Riviere 

(868)-670-8264 

Guayaguayare Outreach Centre

Guayaguayare Road, Guayaguayare, Trinidad     

(868)-630-8777 

Brothers Road Outreach Centre

Brothers Road, Tabaquite            

(868)-656-2547 

Coryal Outreach Centre

Corner Balata Hill Road and Cumuto Main Road, Coryal  

(868)-668-8066 

Cumana Outreach Centre

Toco Main Road, Cumana Village, Cumana           

(868)-670-8250 

Cumuto Outreach Centre            

Main Road, Cumuto       

(868)-643-9075 

Matelot Outreach Centre

Main Road, Matelot       

(868)-670-2428

Matura Outreach Centre

Matura Main Road, Matura        

(868)-668-6276 

Mayaro District Health Facility 

Pierreville, Mayaro         

(868)-630-1258 

Manzanilla Outreach Centre      

Eastern Main Road, Manzanilla 

(868)-668-2063 

San Souci Outreach Centre         

Main Road San Souci

(868)-670-2382 

Sangre Grande Health Centre   

Brierly Sreet and River Street, Sangre Grande     

(868)-668-2509 

Sangre Grande Hospital

Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande          

668-2273 / 2221 / 2468 / 2577   

Valencia Outreach Centre

Alexander Street, Valencia          

(868)-667-8197 

Toco Health Centre & 24 hours A&E       

Paria Main Road, Toco  

(868)-670-8277 

Rio Claro Health Centre

Corner De Verteuil and Dougdeen Streets, Rio Claro

(868)-644-2236 

 

Southwest Regional Health Authority (SWRHA)

Cedros Health Centre

St. Marie Street, Bonasse

(868)-690-1440

Chatham Health Centre Main Road, Belle View

Claxton Bay Health Centre         

Southern Main Road, Claxton Bay            

(868)-659-1646 

Couva District Health Facility

Main Road, Couva           

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

Erin Health Centre

Main Road, Buenos Ayres

(868)-649-8562 

Flanagin Town Health Centre

Main Rd, Flanagin Town

(868)-636-2982 

Freeport Health Centre

St. Mary's Junction, Freeport

(868)-673-0021 

Fyzabad Health Centre

Main Road, Fyzabad

(868)-677-2034 

Gasparillo Health Centre

Church Street, Gasparillo             

(868)-650-1020 

Gran Couva Bay Health Centre

Main Road, Gran Couva

(868)-679-9134 

La Romaine Health Centre          

Zaida Lane, La Romain   

(868)-657-1673 

Granville Health Centre

Syfo Road, Granville       

(868)-648-2736 

Debe Health Centre

Wellington Road, Debe

(868)-647-6247

Guapo Health Centre

Hubertson Young Street, Guapo

(868)-648-2208 

Icacos Health Centre

Main Road, Icacos           

(868)-648-2724 

Indian Walk Health Centre         

Petite Cafe, Moruga       

(868)-655-2478 

La Brea Health Centre  

New Lands, La Brea        

(868)-648-7562 

Williamsville Health Centre       

Main Road, Williamsville               

(868)-655-1751

Palo Seco Health Centre              

Main Road, Palo Seco    

(868)-649-4482 

Tabaquite Health Centre             

Main Road, Tabaquite   

(868)-636-2989 

Tableland Health Centre

Naparima/Mayaro Road, George Village

(868)-656-3500  Health

Todd's Road Health Centre        

Flecher Road, Todd's Road

(868)-671-5176 

Lengua Health Centre   

Cipero and Papourie Roads, Lengua

(868)-656-5280  Health Centre   

Marabella Health Centre            

Market Street, Marabella

(868)-658-0470 

Moruga Health Centre

Lanse Mitan, Moruga    

(868)-656-7022 

Ste. Madeleine Health Centre

Manahambre Road, Ste. Madeleine

(868)-653-2303 

Siparia District Health Facility   

High Street, Siparia

(868) 649 -1136/0691     

South Oropouche Health Centre

Main Road, Oropouche

(868)-677-7305 

Point Fortin Area Hospital

Volunteer Road, Mahaica, Point Fortin

(868)-648-3234 

Point Fortin Health Centre

Techier Main Road, Point Fortin

(868)-648-2329 

Princes Town Health Centre

Circular Road, Princes Town       

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

Penal Health Centre

Southern Main Road, Penal

(868)-647-4417 

Penal Rock Road Health Centre

4 1/2 mile marker, Penal Rock Road        

(868)-647-0892 

Pleasantville Health Centre

Chaconia Avenue and Prince Albert Streets, Pleasantville              

(868)-653-0521 

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  

(868)-654-1641  

 

Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA)

Belle Garden Health Centre       

Belle Garden     

(868) 660-5830 

Bethel Health Centre    

Bethel  

(868)-639-8580 

Bloody Bay Outreach Centre

Bloody Bay

(no number listed)

Buccoo Health Centre   

Buccoo

(868)-639-0750 

Canaan Health Centre  

Canaan

(868)-639-8829 

Castara Health Centre

Castara

(868)-639-2194 

Charlotteville Health Centre     

Charlotteville    

L'Anse Fourmi Outreach Centre L'Anse Fourmi

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

Parlatuvier Health Centre

Parlatuvier         

(868)-639-5063 

Pembroke Health Centre

Pembroke

(868) 660-4100 

Delaford Health Centre

Delaford             

(868)-660-5566

Mason Hall Health Centre

Mason Hall

(868) 635-1622 

Moriah Health Centre  

Moriah (868) 660-0092 

Mt. St. George Health Centre    

Mt. St. George 

(868)-660-2119 

Les Coteaux Health Centre

Les Coteaux

(868) 660-0069

Scarborough General Hospital  

Connector Road, Signal Hill, Tobago        

(868)-660-4744  Hospital

Scarborough Health Centre

Scarborough

(868)-639-2612 

Speyside Health Centre Speyside

(868)-660-4044 

Plymouth Health Centre

Plymomuth

(868)-639-2982

Roxborough Health Centre

Roxborough

(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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