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County Medical Officers of Health (CMOH)

The County Medical Officer of Health plays an important role in public health at the Ministry of Health. There are nine (9) County Medical Officers of Health based at various offices across the country. Their main responsibilities are to:

  1. Organise, plan and direct all public health activities and programmes in the County.
  2. Coordinate the operations of health centre clinics and school health services within the County.
  3. Supervise a large group of public health, medical and administrative personnel.
  4. Update staff on recent developments of public health issues.
  5. Ensure that provision of food and water supplies to the public are safe through registration of food divmises, itinerant vendors and food handlers with regular sampling of food and water supplies.
  6. Inspect buildings and building developments and areas in the County regarding general sanitation and ensure abatement of health nuisance.
  7. Advise the regional corporation on public health matters including vector control.
  8. Ensure public health standards are administered in public buildings, schools and cinemas.
  9. Provide implementation of the Public Health Act.
  10. Provide health promotion activities within the County.
  11. Supervise Port Health activities and ensure that Port Health Legislation is implemented.
  12. Ensure the divparation of a County Disaster divparedness Plan and implementation when necessary.
  13. Coordinate provision of medico legal services to Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.
  14. Coordinate prophylactic treatment and immunization for international travellers.
  15. Coordinate provision of medical service to Police Hospital and Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Service.

Contact information

St. George West
3-5 Jerningham Avenue
Belmont
Telephone: (868)-285-8993 ext. 5050
Fax: 624-9169
St. George Central
Corner Hassanali Street and El Socorro Main Road
San Juan
Telephone: (868)-285-8991 ext. 4011
Fax: 674-8295
St. George East
John Shaw Avenue
Arima
Telephone: (868)-667-5273
Fax: 667-5273
St. Andrews/ St. David
Corner Blake Avenue and Eastern Main Road
Damarie Hill
Guaico
Sangre Grande
Telephone: (868)-668-5987/2055
Fax: 668-3532
Nariva/ Mayaro
County Health Administration Office
Narine Ramrattan Building
Naparima Mayaro Road
Rio Claro
Telephone: 222-5005-17 or 644-1256
Fax: 644-1643
Caroni
Southern Main Road
Couva
Telephone: (868)-226-4400
Fax: 636-3960
Victoria
160Pointe-a-Pierre Road
San Fernando
Telephone: (868)-652-2016
Fax: 653-0515
St. Patrick
Siparia Administrative Complex
Allies Street
Siparia
Telephone: (868)-649-1227
Fax: 649-1827
Tobago
Public Health Services Department
Robinson Street
Scarborough
Tobago
Telephone: (868)-639-3751 or 660-7000
Fax:635-1651

 

 



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