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Limetree Bay Terminal, with storage tank farm to the right. (File photo)

Limetree Bay Updates Safety Measures for Personnel Returning to the Territory

The new procedures call for all contractor personnel to be tested before arriving on St. Croix and then isolated for 72 hours after arrival before being tested again for the COVID-19 virus.

UVI School of Nursing Wins Two Prestigious National Awards

After the announcement of the 2020 Program Award Winners, UVI School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association was named the recipient of the Winner's Way Award and the National Student Nurses Association State Excellence Award.

Social Security Administration Warns of Coronavirus-Related Medicare Scams

People must protect themselves by making sure they only give their Medicare number to a doctor, pharmacist, hospital, health insurer or other trusted healthcare provider,

Taiwan Shares Experience in Fighting COVID-19 With U.S., Canada

The virtual event focused on how the Taiwan model could help mitigate challenges faced by participants in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It was attended by officials, public health experts and medical professionals from the U.S. and Canadian governments.
Dr. Joseph DeJames

Cynical Clinical 7 – Here It Comes Again

After weeks of no COVID cases, we are seeing a resurgence of positive test results in the past week.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett

U.S. Department of Health Grants $1.4 M to Vaccines for Children

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Health a $1.4 million grant.

Cynical Clinical Minute 6 – Wear Your Mask

It seems like many of us believe the pandemic is over. Ferries to St. John are full of tourists. Once on land, very few use masks. Restaurants and bars are full with NO social distancing and NO masks. Many of our residents are following suit.

Department of Health Discusses Suicide Prevention and Resources

With rising stress levels as a side effect of a global pandemic, it is important to know and recognize when someone may be contemplating suicide.
The food tour includes vegan options. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

Division of Personnel Offers Virtual Wellness Initiatives on WTJX, Channel 12

Dayna Clendinen, director of the Division of Personnel and Group Health Insurance, has announced virtual African dance classes and virtual vegan cooking classes.
Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital pictured before the 2017 hurricanes. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Congresswoman Plaskett Announces $1.4 Million Grant for JFL Hospital

This important $1.4 million grant from FEMA for the Juan F. Louis Hospital will go towards the rebuilding in the aftermath associated with Hurricane Maria.

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