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About The Parish

The St. James Public Health Services provides preventative and curative health care primarily to a population of over 182,600 persons living in the Parish of St. James. This accounts for approximately 39% of the total populace of the Western Region.
Mission Statement

To promote and protect the health of the people of St. James through the delivery of quality services to our internal and external clients, within our facilities, and on the field; delivering such services with due respect, and courtesy.

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Vision Of The Parish
'Healthy Individuals, Families, and Communities throughout the Parish of St. James'
Primary Health Services - Preventative & Curative (By Facility Type)
Type I
Prenatal Care
Postnatal Care
Family Planning
Immunization
Home Visiting
Home Deliveries
Type II
Prenatal Care
Postnatal Care
Family Planning
Immunization
Home Visiting
Curative Services
Mental Health Services
Family Counselling
Nutrition Counselling
Type III
Prenatal Care
Postnatal Care
Family Planning
Immunization
Home Visiting
Curative Services
Mental Health Services
Family Counselling
Nutrition Counselling
Dental Health Services (at Catherine Hall & Cambridge)
Type V
Prenatal Care
Postnatal Care
Family Planning
Immunization
Curative Services
Laboratory Services Family Counselling
Nutrition Counselling
Child Guidance
Home Visiting
HIV/STI Counselling, Testing & Treatment

Locating Health Centres by Type
Type I
Flankers
Glendevon
Barrett Town
Green Pond
Hopeton
Tower Hill
Goodwill
Somerton
Lottery
John's Hall
Springfield
Garlands
Mafoota
Type II
Mt. Salem
Granville
Roehampton
Catadupa
Mt. Carey
Adelphi
Salt Spring

Type III
Catherine Hall
Cambridge
Maroon Town

Type V
Montego Bay
(Comprehensive Referral Centre)

Environmental Health Services
These services are designed to protect the quality of water sources and food supplies by inspecting food preparation and service in restaurants, hotels and guest houses, itinerant vendors, institutions and schools.

A major emphasis is on monitoring the temperature at critical control points in food storage and service.

Inspection of Meat
for human consumption is ongoing throughout the parish to ensure meat safety.

Quarantine Services
are maintained at ports of entry to ensure exotic diseases are not brought into the island.

Facilities for Solid Waste Disposal
(household and human waste) are monitored and householders guided in methods of compliance with public health law.

Vector Control
of mosquitoes is done through surveillance of breeding sites in and around households and communities.

Special Programmes
Child Guidance/Support
Medico-legal intervention for physically and sexually abused children.

HIV/AIDS Programme
Counselling and outreach education to at risk groups in communities.

Adolescent Health
Educational services for behavior modification and counselling.

HEALTH CENTRES BY HEALTH DISTRICTS
ST. JAMES

SRHEALTH DISTRICT/ZONEHEALTH CENTRES TYPEPHONE #FAX #
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MONTEGO BAY CREEK STREET / MOBAY

GLENDEVON

FLANKERS

GREEN POND

BARRETT TOWN

MOUNT SALEM

SALT SPRING
5

1

1

1

1

2

2
979-7820

971-6365

940-6045

971-9778

953-7881

979-6015

875-0876
 
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9

10

11

12

13

14

15
CATHERINE HALL CATHERINE HALL

GRANVILLE

ADELPHI

SOMERTON

LOTTERY

GOODWILL

HOPETON

TOWER HILL
3

2

2

1

1

1

1

1
952-0396

979-9548

912-1747

NIL

875-0895

875-8671

875-0872

NIL
 
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17

18

19

20
CAMBRIDGE CAMBRIDGE

ROEHAMPTON

CATADUPA

MOUNT CAREY

MAFOOTA
3

2

2

2

1
912-2384

875-0849

884-1976

912-6234

875-0810
 
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22

23

24
MAROON TOWN MAROON TOWN

SPRINGFIELD

GARLANDS

JOHNS HALL
3

1

1

1
912-5510

NIL

875-0764

874-9911