Saturday 22 February, 2020

Stony Hill Health Centre closed for renovation

The Stony Hill Health Centre in St Andrew has been temporarily closed to facilitate a major expansion and renovation project.

The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) made the announcement on Thursday.

In the interim, services have been relocated to the Golden Spring Health Centre in the parish.

Measures have been put in place to address the possible increase in patient load, inclusive of the the reassignment of the staff from the Stony Hill Health Centre to the Golden Spring Health Centre, SERHA said, adding that the opening hours at the Golden Spring Health Centre have also been extended to 8:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

The Golden Spring Health Centre was reconstructed and upgrade in 2015 through funding Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) at a cost of a little over $38 million.

The services currently offered at the Golden Spring Health Centre are curative; maternal and child health; community mental health; nutrition; phlebotomy and pharmacy.

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