CPS advises community to take preventive measures to prevent Hand Foot and Mouth Disease & Chicken Pox. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):—The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department within the Sint Maarten Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, is calling on the community and in particular parents and guardians, daycare centers and playschools, to take preventive measures to mitigate Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) as well as Chicken Pox, by taking extra measures to prevent the aforementioned by washing hands often with soap and water.

CPSs communicable diseases surveillance system has picked up a number of cases within the community of the aforementioned.

Parents/guardians who have a child exhibiting any symptoms

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