Government holds sensitization meetings on coronavirus
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism along with the Ministry of Health, the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA), and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) will be conducting a series of meetings with industry stakeholders on COVID-19.

The meetings will target various stakeholders in the industry and will be held in the north and south of the island. On March 11, a meeting for the accommodation and water sectors will be held at the SLHTA Hospitality Training Centre in Rodney Bay, at 2-5 p.m. A meeting for taxi associations operating in the north of the island will follow, held at the Vladimir Lucien Theatre, Gros-Islet HRDC at 5 p.m. on March 11.

Taxi associations operating in the south of the island will attend a meeting in Soufriere at 3 p.m., on Thursday, March 12.

The purpose of these meetings is for the Ministry of Health to: present on the most recent updates on COVID-19; discuss the preventative measure which can be taken to safeguard against COVID-19; and discuss protocols for diagnosis, quarantine and management.