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Details

Parent Organisation DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Contact Person Mellonie Furbert and Cymone Hollis
Phone Number 278-6467 or 278-6468 or 278-6469
Fax Number 292-7627
Email Address nutrition@gov.bm
Website Address www.gov.bm
Facebook Page facebook/DepartmentofHealthBermuda
Physical Address 67 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM 12
Mailing Address P.O. Box HM 1195, Hamilton HM EX
Hours of Operation 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., Monday to Friday. CLOSED: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Referral Procedure Self-referral or by healthcare provider.
Secondary email: mlbfurbert@gov.bm
Tertiary email: cahollis@gov.bm

About Nutrition Services

Purpose

To provide nutrition advice to governmental and non- governmental agencies including schools, rest homes and prisons in the promotion of healthy eating behaviours.

To provide counselling and health promotion activities to assist in the reduction and/or prevention of chronic diseases within the population.

Services

  • Advises and monitors schools, rest homes and prisons on the development and implementation of appropriate nutrition policies.
  • Provides talks and workshops on good nutrition practices to schools, PTAs, rest homes and community agencies.
  • Assembles and distributes lists of relevant local nutrition resources.
  • Provides individual nutritional assessment and counselling to infants, students, adults and seniors.

Categories: Counselling, Education, Health - Physical