Public Health Department


The Council's Public Health Unit works hand in hand with Central Government's Public Health Department and is managed by Ms. Barbara Martinez and overseen by the City Engineer Mr. Floyd Williams. The unit's primary functions include: 

  • Inspecting overgrown properties within the city 
  • Inspecting food vendors 
  • Addressing health nuisances around the city 
  • Educating city residents on safety tips and best health practices

The Public Health Unit meets with the Ministry of Health, the Public Health Department and other governmental and non-governmental organizations to analyze and address principal health related issues affecting Belize City throughout each year.

Public Health also serves as an indirect link for city residents to many other healthcare partners that offer a wide range of services throughout the city and the country. We provide an excellent and reliable source of information for residents who have queries and concerns on health related matters. We try as best as we can to maintain a working relationship with all Health Institutions in Belize City so that we can provide a holistic service to our residents.

Persons that would like to find out more information about services that are offered by the Public Health Unit may contact our office at telephone (501) 227-7205 extension 243, or visit us on Partridge Street.

The Councilor with responsibility for Public Health is Councilor Deltrude Hylton and the Public Health Manager is Barbara Martinez. 

Email address: cemetery.manager@belizecitycouncil.org