Barbadians are being suggested to remain indoors and solely enterprise exterior whether it is extremely important or associated to a medical emergency.
This warning has come from Chief Medical Officer, Dr Kenneth George, in gentle of the thick plume of ash fall which is affecting the island as a result of eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
“Except you’ve purpose to be exterior, keep in your home. That is to guard yourselves and your loved ones,” he defined. He additional famous that asthmatics and other people with respiratory issues ought to take precautions and have their remedy available always.
Moreover, the Ministry of Well being and Wellness postponed an outreach for childhood vaccinations at numerous polyclinics at this time due to the atmospheric circumstances.
George urged members of the general public to comply with the recommendation of public well being officers and to maintain abreast of updates from the Barbados Meteorological Providers and the Barbados Authorities Info Service. (BGIS)