One Health V.I.
On the latest episode of One Health V.I., Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative that will improve the territory's healthcare system.
There’s been no shortage of bugs, so it’s not surprising that local insect-eaters are thriving.
Declaring that “school is in,” Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin and St. Croix District Superintendent Carlos McGregor hosted Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. for a tour of the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School to celebrate the return of students and staff.
A good facelift is one that doesn’t look like a facelift, and that seems to be the aim for the restoration of Government House on St. Thomas. Upgrade the structure but preserve the character.
Virgin Islanders Herbert H. Heywood and Henry E. Rohlsen risked their lives serving their country as World War II fighter pilots, members of the unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen. But their unit didn't receive the respect or acclaim they earned.
Another shooting victim, the sixth since Friday morning, died Tuesday on St. Croix., according to the V.I. Police Department. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Ian Benjamin Sr.
COVID restrictions are easing for bars, beaches, restaurants and taxis, allowing for later hours and more capacity, according to officials.
With five dead and 13 injured from gunfire on St. Croix within the previous three days, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Monday put the onus on the community to start turning the perpetrators in.
ONE HEALTH V.I. EPISODES
One Health V.I. Episode 1 – Telehealth Services in the Virgin Islands
On this episode of One Health V.I., Dr. Donna Christensen, physician and former V.I. Delegate to Congress, joins Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., to discuss implementing telehealth services in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 2 – Reconstruction of the Territory’s Hospitals
Darryl Smalls, Vice President of Facilities for the Schneider Regional Medical Center and Juan F. Luis Hospital, provides an update on the renovations and construction of the territory's hospital facilities.
One Health V.I. Episode 3 – Association Health Plans
Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., speaks with Omar Haedo, president of Elan Insurance Group, about plans to offer health insurance options to Virgin Islands small businesses and their employees.
One Health V.I. Episode 4 – Integrating Fire and EMS Services
Lisle Evelyn, assistant director for Medical Services at the V.I. Fire Service, discusses how integrating Fire Service and the Department of Health's EMS could save lives in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 5 – Implementing the Health Information Exchange
The HIE will allow healthcare providers and patients to securely access and share a patient’s vital medical information via an electronic transmission – improving the speed, quality, safety, and cost of patient care.
One Health V.I. Episode 6 – The Healthier Horizons Initiative
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative, which aims to expand access to healthcare, provide better services and improve the V.I.'s healthcare infrastructure.