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UVI Bulletin Board for August

Here is what is happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Frederiksted Health Care Explains Benefits of Pediatric Vaccines

Vaccinations are products that stimulate an individual's immune system to produce antibodies to a specific disease which results in the person being protected from that particular disease.

Ruth E. Challenger Sealey Dies at 95

Ruth E. Challenger Sealey of Estate Sion Farm died on July 29.

Hilda Adinah Laudat Dies at 85

Hilda Adinah Laudat of Estate Richmond died on July 24.

Arthur Serieux Dies at 82

Arthur Serieux, also known as “Serieux,” of Estate Whim died on Monday, July 20.

VING’s 631st Engineer Utilities Repairs Local Schools During Annual Training

The unit was scheduled to attend a 21-day overseas deployment training in Hohenfels, Germany, which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

DOE Extends Deadline for ‘Learn From Home’ Option to Aug. 7

Both forms, learn from home or school bus service, can be accessed from the www.vide.vi website at the “COVID-19 Forms” menu on the front page. The documents are available in English and Spanish.

Malcolm McGregor Preston Dies in Virginia

Malcolm McGregor Preston, age 85, passed away on July 27 in Ashburn, Va.

USDA-NRCS Offers Help to PR, USVI Communities With an Emergency Watershed Protection Program

NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to local Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands municipalities and agencies to relieve imminent threats to life and property.
Staff nurses monitor the intensive care unit.

Coronavirus Patient Gets Applause, Celebration From Juan Luis Staff Upon Discharge

The staff at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital cheered and celebrated the discharge of recovered COVID-19 patient Guillermo Riasco on Saturday, after a challenging 34-day hospitalization.