HEALTH ADVISORY: Fond Cole Landfill Smoke Fumes

The Ministry of Health and Environment wishes to advise the general public that smoke inhalation may trigger an asthmatic attack and worsen respiratory symptoms of persons suffering from respiratory illnesses.

Hence residents in the vicinity of the landfill in Fond Cole, who are suffering from Asthma and other Respiratory Illnesses are asked to take the following  precautions:

  • Avoid the inhalation of the smoke fumes coming from the landfill by staying away from the area.
  • Any asthmatics affected by the smoke inhalation should use their prescribed inhalers and if the symptoms worsen they should report to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Princess, Margaret Hospital for an assessment and further medical attention
  • Persons suffering from other Respiratory Illness with worsening symptoms as a result the smoke fumes should also report immediately to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Princess, Margaret Hospital.

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  1. Annoyed
    March 18, 2015

    Cruise this isn’t a usual thing happening here. Worst is happening all over the world! Dominica fence that more low? Get a Life tan!

  2. Cruise
    March 13, 2015

    I am from the Royal Princess (ship docked at your port) I will be suing the government of Dominica for negligence, I have inhaled some of the fumes and I am now feeling the effects

    • Dasheen
      March 20, 2015

      Anything for money. Why people so greedy nuh? The air I inhaling in the big city I am in looks the same. The fumes from the millions of cars driving around in the big city the same. I wonder if I should sue too. What most other people do is go visit their A & E. Stop being so greedy and learn that there is more to life than complaining about everything and drooling over money.

  3. Suffocation hospital
    March 13, 2015

    Ah tishoooo! Ah tishoooooooo! Excuse me sir, excuse me mam. and excuse me child.

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