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VIDOH Confirms 116th & 117th Deaths Related to COVID-19

A woman on St. Thomas and a man on St. Croix, both 87, are the territory’s 116th and 117th deaths related to COVID-19, the V.I. Health Department reported Wednesday night.

The department continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19, its press release stated. Health officials ask the public to please continue to practice social distancing, wear a mask when in the company of others outside your household, clean frequently used areas thoroughly, and wash your hands often with soap and warm water.

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an appointment, call 340-777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at the Community Vaccination Centers.

St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center is located at the Charles Harwood Memorial Complex, which is open for vaccines and boosters Monday through Friday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

On St. Thomas, the Community Vaccination Center is located at the Community Health Clinic on the second floor of the Schneider Regional Medical Center. Vaccines and boosters are available Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

For more information on COVID-19, call 340-712-6299 or 340-776-1519. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. For more information, visit covid19usvi.com. For COVID-19 updates, text COVID19USVI to 888777.

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