Town hall meetings about the Zika virus have been rescheduled. The meetings have been scheduled by Public Health to inform residents about Zika and to address concerns, especially for pregnant women.

The new schedule is: Oct. 18 at the Bodden Town Civic Centre; Oct. 25 at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School Hall, West Bay; Nov. 1 at the North Side Civic Centre; and Nov. 8 at the East End Civic Centre.

All meetings will be from 5:30-7 p.m.

Everyone is invited, particularly pregnant women, a Public Health press release states.

The meetings will feature a panel including Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, obstetrician Dr. Gilberta Alexander, internal medicine specialist Dr. Iheonunekwu Nelson, surveillance officer Timothy McLaughlin-Munro, nurse midwife Beverley Samuels, and Bill Petrie, director of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit.

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