Vehicle Care Tips – Dealing With Volcanic Ash


Avoid driving wherever possible

Ashy conditions reduce visibility. Volcanic ash also makes roads slippery and when wet, turns into a mud-like substance that can also be dangerous to drive on. If driving is absolutely necessary, drive slowly and carefully and maintain a safe distance from other vehicles. Utilize your headlights to increase visibility and alert other motorists of your presence.

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Personal Care Tips – Dealing With Volcanic Ash


Stay indoors

Avoid venturing outside. If you must, use an appropriate mask for protection. If you suffer from chronic bronchitis, emphysema or asthma, or any respiratory condition avoid unnecessary exposure to volcanic ash by staying indoors wherever possible.

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Property Care Tips – Dealing With Volcanic Ash


Secure and seal

Close doors and windows to avoid ash getting indoors. Also, place damp towels at door thresholds and other draughty sources and tape draughty windows.

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Dengue Fever - What You Should Know


Dengue Fever is a mosquito borne viral disease The virus responsible for causing dengue, is called dengue virus ( There are four types of DENV viruses, DENV 1 to DENV 4 which makes it possible to be infected with dengue four times.

While many DENV infections produce only mild illness, occasionally severe dengue could occur which has a high risk of death due to its many associated complications.

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The HIV Diagnosis – no longer devastating? - Why you should not fear testing


HIV testing is one of the most anxiety inducing medical tests that many persons fear. Fear of the possibility of a positive test result even prevents some persons from testing altogether. This presents the danger of diagnosis at a later stage where physical signs and symptoms of HIV may be present. In Barbados some 39% percent of cases are late stage diagnoses1. Voluntary testing helps undiagnosed persons to get an early diagnosis and start treatment before any symptoms or signs occur.

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The World Changed... Just So


We all know that things evolve, things change, and we need to adapt to life the best way we can and roll with the punches. However, 2020 is a year for the books for most. The Covid-19 pandemic was a serious challenge to our lifestyle and health. Life as we knew it changed, the world changed…just so!

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