As the world becomes more connected, viruses and diseases tend to spread quickly. If you have been exposed to any of these, please see a doctor immediately.
Continue reading for in-depth information on health advisories for the Cayman Islands public based on notices issued by the local public health officials about evolving, current and previous health risks, as well as advice on how to protect yourself, and travel restrictions.
Although unconfirmed, Coronavirus is thought to have emerged from illegally traded wildlife at the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan (China). It has since spread across China and beyond. The public health authorities in the Cayman Islands are closely monitoring the situation and advising residents to stay home unless for essential travel.Read More
Dengue is a viral infection spread by mosquitoes. It is widespread in many parts of the world and is especially prevalent in the Caribbean region.Read More
Zika virus disease is mainly spread by infected mosquitoes biting humans. For most people it’s a very mild infection and is not harmful.Read More