Heritage Petroleum, on Tuesday, handed over the use of one of its facilities located at Pointe-a-Pierre to the Ministry of Health and the South-West Regional Health Authority, for use as a quarantine and isolation center for COVID positive children under state supervision.
Attendees at Tuesday’s handover ceremony included Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young, TPHL and Heritage Chairman Michael Quamina, Heritage Chief Executive Officer Arlene Chow, its Chief Operating Officer Patricia King, representatives of the SWRHA including CEO Dr. Brian Armour and CEO of the Heroes Foundation Lawrence Arjoon.
During his Welcome Remarks Mr. Quamina noted that early in the pandemic, Heritage partnered with the Ministry of Health to bring the Augustus Long Hospital under the Ministry’s parallel health system, which was part of the major strategy in managing the impact of the pandemic.
The CEO of the SWRHA, Dr. Brian Armour noted that Heritage has been a long-standing and dedicated partner against COVID-19. The company partnered with the SWRHA not only with preparation and handover of the Augustus Long Hospital but also for one of its Medical facilities in Point Fortin and has assisted with several of the SWRHA’s vaccination drives. He said that the handover guarantees a serene, safe and patient-friendly environment for Covid positive children and adolescents.