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The first COVID-19 antibody tests at Cayman Islands Hospital were conducted Friday morning, with frontline healthcare workers taking priority.
COVID-19 has affected residents of all ages in the Cayman Islands, with confirmed cases so far impacting individuals ages 14-84, a group of local doctors from Cayman’s three major hospitals told the press Thursday morning.
The Health Services Authority has cancelled all elective surgeries and specialist services at the Cayman Islands Hospital and Faith Hospital
A donation last week of US$12,600 will pay for a neonatal transport incubator for the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Eight Clifton Hunter High School students were taken by ambulance to hospital after the school bus they were travelling in was involved in a collision Monday.
The owner of a home that a man armed with a knife broke into in the early hours of Tuesday caught and detained him until police arrived.
Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in Cayman Brac reopened Friday after its runway was closed for more than 20 hours when a private plane aborted its takeoff due to faulty landing gear.
Lizza and Glenn Halili had been trying for seven years to have a baby. The road to parenthood, however, was complicated by health issues and the pain of a miscarriage.
The Blood Bank at Cayman Islands Hospital now has a new van to carry necessary equipment on mobile blood drives.
The Department of Labour and Pensions is investigating an accident in which a worker fell 20 feet at a construction site at the Vela development on South Sound Road on Monday.
A man was in critical condition at the Cayman Islands Hospital Monday afternoon after being stabbed in a fight in the early morning hours at Vic’s Bar on North Sound Road.
Police arrested a 31-year-old man for DUI on Friday night after a grey Porsche SUV crashed into a building at the airport.
A cyclist was hurt when a van collided with his bike on Batabano Road on Thursday morning.
A 65-year-old man residing in North Side died Tuesday after falling from the back of a pickup truck in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority advises that while the Accident and Emergency department of the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town will remain open throughout the Easter holiday, clinics and health centres will have limited opening times this weekend.
Police responded to an incident at Cayman International School Wednesday morning and took six students to Cayman Islands Hospital after they had been exposed to chlorine vapours.
Residents took advantage of free health screenings at the Cayman Islands Hospital Thursday, designated as World Kidney Day.
Somewhere between Bodden Town and East End, a driver had the darkest chapter of his life.
An 80-year-old visitor from the United States died after getting into difficulty on a snorkeling trip in the North Sound Wednesday.
British Caymanian Insurance Company Limited has donated a 2019 six-seater Cushman electric golf cart to the Cayman Islands Hospital to assist patients with mobility challenges.
An elderly man is in stable condition at Cayman Islands Hospital after suffering a serious gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Two vehicles collided on Bodden Town Road, in Pease Bay, Tuesday night.
A 35-year-old man from West Bay was arrested following an altercation at Banana’s Restaurant and Bar on Eastern Avenue early Thursday morning in which another man’s nose was broken.
Police arrested a 30-year-old woman on suspicion of assaulting a police officer who was responding to a report of a fight outside a Shedden Road bar early Sunday.
Police arrested two women in relation to an altercation outside a bar in North Side earlier this month.
Police arrested a 49-year-old man following an altercation outside a George Town bar in the early hours of Sunday morning during which another man suffered a facial wound.
Doctors at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority have carried out a new minimally invasive mammographic procedure that improves the early detection of breast cancer at the Cayman Islands Hospital.
A worker in the government’s community cleanup program sustained serious injuries after being stabbed by a colleague at the George Town landfill site Tuesday.
One-year-old Adelaide Merren spent the first 23 days of her life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Cayman Islands Hospital. Now, her family is giving back to the unit.
Two occupants of a car were injured when the vehicle hit a wall of a house in Bodden Town Tuesday night.
During a recent information-sharing session at the Cayman Islands Hospital, those providing care for mental health patients said there has been a significant increase in reported cases, although no statistics are yet available to quantify the rise.
Police arrested a 22-year-old man from East End Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder, following a July 31 stabbing of a man on Sea View Road in East End.
Heidi Presser, 42, was ready to board a plane at Owen Roberts International Airport recently, when she began having trouble breathing and felt pressure in her chest.
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority is relocating its Public Health Administration and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry from the Cayman Islands Hospital campus to the nearby Smith Road Centre offices.
Healthcare in the Cayman Islands has taken a significant step forward with the acquisition of a new mammography machine, located at the Cayman Islands Hospital.
An unidentified man lost control of the silver Kia Picanto he was driving on North Church Street on Saturday, flipped over and crashed into a building across from Da Fish Shack restaurant.
Police confirmed on Thursday that the pedestrian struck by a vehicle Monday morning in the Savannah area has died.
The Cayman Islands has already seen at least as many water-related deaths in the first five months of this year than it did for all of 2017, according to statistics released by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
The Health Services Authority has hired Dr. Basil Armonis as a full-time oncologist at the Cayman Islands Hospital as part of efforts to enhance cancer care services at the hospital.
A 64-year-old female visitor from the United States died Thursday after getting in difficulty while snorkeling off George Town.
This Kia Optima collided with a Lexus GS 350 shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday night on Crewe Road, along the end of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, blocking much of the roadway and snarling traffic.
A car mounted a sidewalk and struck a pedestrian after colliding with another vehicle on Eastern Avenue in George Town Monday morning.
The Cayman Islands Public Health Department will be offering free screenings for diabetes and hypertension to mark World Health Day.
The George Town General Practice clinic and District Health Centres will be closed on Good Friday, March 30, and Easter Monday, April 2, the Health Services Authority advised.
To mark World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day 2018, the Health Services Authority is hosting a free health screening clinic focusing on kidneys and women’s health on Thursday.
A funeral service will be held Saturday for Captain Thomas Shelby Hydes, who died on Feb. 13 at the Cayman Islands Hospital. He was 89 years old.
A man is in critical condition after police said he was struck by an out-of-control car on a George Town sidewalk during rush hour traffic Friday morning. The crash happened along Smith Road between Bobby Thompson Way and Anthony Drive around 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Marguerite Rankine, 100, passed away at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Cancer patients can now literally ring in a new chapter in their lives once they complete chemotherapy treatments.
A 28-year-old woman was pronounced dead Thursday morning, following a single-vehicle accident near 179 Farm Road in East End. A Subaru with two occupants, the woman and a man, collided with a tree shortly after 2 a.m., the Royal Cayman Island Police Service said.
When the Pink Ladies ended their 35-year tenure at the Cayman Islands Hospital in 2016, they were presented with framed photographs commemorating their work at the hospital. Now, those photos have been placed on display at the hospital’s entrance.
The Cayman Islands musician who was shot outside his home on Monday, Jan. 15, told the Cayman Compass this week that he believes he knows who shot him and suspects retaliation was the motive in connection with the incident.
Doctors performed lifesaving keyhole surgery on a seven-month old baby this week after she developed a rare condition while vacationing in Grand Cayman.
A Cayman Islands musician known as “The Calypso Cowboy” was shot outside his George Town home Monday night.
The Carne Group, a provider of governance solutions to the global fund management industry, helped purchase a medical-grade breast pump for the neonatal intensive care unit at the Cayman Islands Hospital.
A motorcyclist received head injuries and broken bones in a collision Sunday night on West Bay Road near Cayman Beach Suites.
Royal Cayman Islands Police have arrested three men and a juvenile male in connection with a wounding and theft that happened in the predawn hours of Saturday in central George Town.
Police report that there were 27 traffic accidents over the past weekend. Most serious among them was a crash on Sunday just before midnight on Esterley Tibbetts Highway involving a Honda ACTY truck and a Jaguar S-Type sedan.
A man accused of injuring a co-worker with a hammer was granted bail on Monday. A man allegedly used a hammer to strike the another man on the head.
A 73-year-old woman and her son were admitted to the Cayman Islands Hospital Saturday after getting into difficulty while diving off North West Point in West Bay.
A jury returned an open verdict Thursday in the case of Lisa Turner, a popular, long-term Cayman Islands resident, who died days after undergoing a relatively routine surgery. The verdict, following a three-day inquest, means the jury could not determine, on the basis of the evidence, the precise cause of Ms. Turner’s death.
Long-time Cayman Islands resident Lisa Turner died as a result of complications following surgery, according to an autopsy report given in evidence at an inquest Tuesday.
Two attempted robberies over the past weekend resulted in one victim being sent to the hospital with stab wounds, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.
Seasonal flu shots for 2018-19 are available in limited supply at District Health Centres throughout the Cayman Islands.
The coroner’s inquest into the untimely passing of Rhonda Azan concluded on Friday, when the jury ruled unanimously that the case was a “death by misadventure.”
One of the Cayman Islands’ most senior police officers was assaulted at the scene of a traffic accident, Saturday.
A coroner’s inquest into the death of Rhonda Azan, a cyclist who was struck by an oncoming vehicle in 2015, began on Wednesday afternoon in coroner’s court.
A man driving his motorcycle into work early Sunday died after his vehicle and a truck were involved in a collision in East End.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced Monday that foul play is not suspected in the death of a Security Centre guard who was found unresponsive at Eden Rock in George Town last month.
The Cayman Heart Fund and the Health Services Authority presented the Heart Survivors Wall on Friday at Cayman Islands Hospital, a tableau of local people who have survived a bout with heart disease.
Melito Fernandes, a 37-year-old senior supervisor from The Security Centre, was found dead in the vicinity of Eden Rock by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service early Wednesday morning.
A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the stabbing death of her boyfriend Sunday evening in the Frank Sound area. Azzan Sherieff, 23, died at the Cayman Islands Hospital after he was stabbed in the neck.
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