Toco Health Centre. (Image courtesy Ministry of Health)

From next Monday January 18th, and for the next couple of months until Wednesday 7th March 2021, clinical services currently offered at the Toco Health Centre will be relocated to the Cumana Outreach Centre.

According to a release from the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA), the temporary relocation of services is to facilitate roofing works at the Toco Health Centre.

The ERHA explains that transportation will be provided for clients from the Toco Health Centre to the Cumana Outreach Centre (round trip) from 8:00 am, hourly, to enable them to access services on the scheduled clinic days, as outlined below:

Health Office and DressingsMondays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to Noon  
Papsmear2nd and 4th Monday from 8:00 am to Noon  
Phlebotomy and Blood Investigation2nd and 4th Tuesday  
Medical Social Worker2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday and
1st and 3rd Thursday and Friday  
Catheter Change1st and 3rd Thursday  
Home VisitsWednesdays  
Chronic Disease ClinicTuesdays  
Dermatology2nd and 4th Thursday  
HIV TestingThursdays  

The ERHA also advises that Accident and Emergency services, as well as Ultrasound services, will continue at the Toco Health Centre between January 18th and March 7th.

In addition, the Psychiatric Clinic will be relocated temporarily to the San Souci Outreach Centre on the 1st Thursday of each month.

The ERHA assures that all clinical services will resume at the Toco Health Centre at 8:00 a.m. on Monday 8th March 2021.