Health Data and Monitoring

The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit helps to manage and monitor the status of health in Bermuda by:

  • Regularly recording, interpreting, and reporting data that reflect the health of our community;
  • Reviewing health problems and outbreaks; this includes chronic diseases, injuries, and social factors that influence health status
  • Detecting and monitoring epidemics and public health emergencies.
  • Providing health information upon request in a variety of formats.

Current Alerts as of 13th  February 2020

  • The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit has received increased reports of influenza. PDF icon Influenza and pertussis. PDF icon Pertussis - Whooping Cough Residents are encouraged to ensure that all vaccinations are current. 

International alerts:

Coronavirus (COVID-19,  formerly 2019-nCoV)

The World Health Organization has declared the current coronavirus situation as a Public Health Emergency of  International Concern.

The current World Health Organization risk assessment for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)  is very high risk for China, and high risk globally. Bermuda is closely monitoring the global developments through the World  Health Organization and with our regional public health partners – Public Health England, Pan-American Health Organization and Caribbean Public Health Agency – in accordance with International Health Regulations. 

Surveillance for severe acute respiratory illness has been enhanced in collaboration with local public health partners.

Travelers to the outbreak area should pay attention to their health during travel and for 14 days following travel; if fever or other symptoms develop, the medical care provider is to be informed of the recent travel prior to attending for medical care.

For more information: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Novel Coronavirus - Travel Advice.pdf

Fact Sheets

2020 Novel Coronavirus(nCoV) and Bermuda Fact Sheet v1.pdf

Novel Coronavirus(nCoV) 2020 v2Fact Sheet.pdf

Press Release

20200209 PRESS RELEASE - CRUISE SHIP ARRIVAL

20200122 PRESS RELEASE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 1.pdf

20200127 PRESS RELEASE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 2.pdf

20200129 PRESS RELEASE CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 3.pdf

 

Ebola

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The risk of introduction to Bermuda is low. Travelers to the outbreak area should pay attention to their health during travel and for 21 days following travel; if fever or other symptoms develop, the medical care provider is to be informed of the recent travel prior to attending for medical care.

Disease Reporting Forms

We collect health information from various contact points in the community to monitor the health of our Island and identify any concerns. Below are forms for reporting:

 

Disease Fact Sheets

We have prepared fact sheets on common infectious diseases, all of which are available in PDF format. Find more information about:

Chickenpox Hepatitis A

MRSA

Chikungunya

Hepatitis B & C

PDF icon Mumps

Conjunctivitis PDF icon Impetigo

PDF icon Pertussis - Whooping Cough

Diarrhea and Vomiting Illness PDF icon Influenza

Rotavirus

Enterovirus D68 PDF icon Measles

PDF icon Scabies

PDF icon Foodbourne Illness  PDF icon Meningitis

PDF icon Strep Throat

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

PDF icon MERS CoV PDF icon Tonsillitis

PDF icon Head Lice

PDF icon Mononucleosis & Epstein Barr Virus Novel Coronavirus (nCoV).pdf

Guidelines

We developed these reports to provide help on issues that concern groups or organizations in the community.

Reports

Our reports provide in-depth review of Bermuda’s data and population health.

Data Dashboard 

We collect data on a regular basis and our data dashboard provides the community with access to these statistics. Please visit our data dashboard (coming soon) to explore the data we have available. Below are our most recent annual data reports:

Basic Indicators - Birth Rates in Bermuda 2006-2016

Basic Indicators - Fertility Rates in Bermuda 2006 - 2016

Basic Indicators - Death Rates in Bermuda 2006-2016

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation - Bermuda Statistics

2018 Summary - HIV in Bermuda

Requests

If you are seeking a presentation on the Island’s data and information, or there is data you are seeking, which is not available here, please complete the appropriate request form:

Feedback