Press Releases

  • Recall of Purity Baby Powder

    The Health Services Directorate has received a notification that, as a precautionary measure, PURITY Essentials Baby Powder products are being recalled by Tiger Consumer Brands Limited.   The recall is due to trace levels of asbestos being found in test samples from a batch of pharmaceutical grade talc powder used as a raw material in the production of the product. […]

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  • COVID-19 Statistics for St Helena, 16-22 September 2022

    The St Helena Health Services Directorate would like to inform the public that 849 positive cases of COVID-19 were identified within the community during the period Friday, 16 September, to Thursday, 22 September 2022. A total of 1,355 positive cases have been identified since the lifting of quarantine on Monday, 8 August 2022.   There have […]

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  • The Environment, Natural Resources & Planning Portfolio Consults on Draft Revised Marine Management Plan

    St Helena’s Marine Protected Area (MPA), covers the entire 200 nautical miles of St Helena’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The MPA is a protected area classed as one that allows sustainable use of natural resources.  This means that low-level human use is permitted as long as it does not undermine the MPA’s objectives.  To meet this […]

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  • Covid-19 Statistics Update For St Helena

    The St Helena Health Services Directorate would like to inform the public that 449 positive cases of COVID-19 were identified within the community during the period Friday, 9 September, to Thursday, 15 September 2022. A total of 506 positive cases have been identified since the lifting of quarantine on Monday, 8 August 2022.  There have […]

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  • Fishing Quota Allocations

    The Environment, Natural Resources and Planning Portfolio (ENRP) would like to advise that further to the Saints Tuna Corporation’s (STC) recent publication in the local Newspapers, the quota allocation for fishing vessel Bonito is 6 metric tonnes and not 26 metric tonnes as published. SHG15 September 2022

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  • Constituency Meetings

    The public is advised that Elected Members will hold a round of constituency meetings on the following days at 7:30 pm: Wednesday 21st September Kingshurst Community Centre   Tuesday 27th September St Michael’s Church, Ruperts Wednesday 28th September St Mary’s Church, the Briars Wednesday 28th September Levelwood (Venue TBC) Monday 3rd October Sandy Bay Community Centre   […]

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  • Arrangements for mourning Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    All times are local. Service of Commemoration – Sunday 18 September at 1500 hoursA Service of Commemoration for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held at St James’s Church in Jamestown at 1500 hours on Sunday 18 September. The public are warmly invited to attend. National Moment of Reflection – Sunday 18 September […]

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  • Registering Land or Properties with the Sustainable Development Team

    Real Estate Agents and private property landlords/owners are invited to register their vacant commercial/residential property or land with St Helena Government’s Sustainable Development team. This will allow the Sustainable Development team to put you in contact with businesses looking to rent or buy commercial space. The Sustainable Development team receives a significant number of requests […]

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  • Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

    In a ceremony in Jamestown, St Helena on 11 September, His Majesty King Charles III was proclaimed in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in a proclamation issued by His Excellency Governor Phillips. Public notice of the proclamation was subsequently given on Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.The text of the Governor’s proclamation, which will […]

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  • No re-testing required after testing positive for COVID-19

    The Health Services Directorate would like to remind the public that once a person has tested positive for COVID-19, they DO NOT require further COVID-19 testing in order to return to work or to continue their normal daily routines.  Once a person has tested positive they are advised to spend five days isolating and avoiding […]

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