The public is reminded about the following location for tarpaulin distribution. Individuals who are in need of tarpaulin for residential roof damage sustained during Hurricane Gonzalo are encouraged to visit the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service headquarters located on King Street.
The distribution site of Warwick Camp has been discontinued.
The Department of Education this afternoon confirmed that St. John's Preschool will reopen tomorrow (Friday, Oct 24). Electrical power has been restored and the school will open as normal tomorrow.
The Ministry wishes to thank all those parents affected by the delayed opening and looks forward to welcoming the students back tomorrow morning.
The month of October is Speech and Hearing Awareness month. As such, the Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment today advised that recent studies in the U.S. and the U.K. have revealed that there has been a dramatic rise over the past decade in the number of speech and hearing problems among children.
The reasons for this seem to be various, ranging from an increase in mental health and neurodevelopmental conditions to the increased use of modern technologies and social media.