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VING to Support Screening Protocols at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport

The protocols will provide additional measures to prevent further exposure and infections among the population. They consist of screening criteria established to identify passengers who could possibly be infected with the coronavirus.

USVI Eligible for $2.9 Million COVID-19 Funding From U.S. Department of Justice

Funds awarded under this program provide the territory an opportunity to obtain resources to assist first responders in preventing, preparing for and responding to the coronavirus.

Pure Balance Fitness Offering Online Classes in Response to COVID-19

Pure Balance has converted all of its fitness classes to online classes so people can continue to exercise through the Coronavirus Pandemic from their own home.

DHS Medical Assistance Program Offers Telephone Interviews, Relaxed Guidelines

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAP announced relaxed federal authorities for enrollment and eligibility, patient care and provider enrollment requirements.

STT East End Medical Center Informs Public of New Hours, Pre-Entry Screenings

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMCC) has instituted the following changes until further notice.

Roach Says Medicare, Group Health Insurance to Pay for COVID-19 Tests

Cigna, United Healthcare and Elan are in compliance with the president’s request that they pay the costs for coronavirus tests, once the tests are distributed to health care providers for administration to their patients.

STEEMCC Names Dr. Barbara Douglas as Interim Medical Director

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation has chosen Dr. Barbara Giles Douglas to be the interim medical director on April 1.

Cooking in the Time of Corona – Simple White Bean Soup With Spinach

With restaurants shut down and people home sheltering, there has never been a better time to cook. The other consideration is that good health is the best defense at any time.

Schneider Regional Medical Center Updates COVID-19 Advisory

At Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has implemented new measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including screening procedures for visitors, patients and employees.

Sports, Parks and Recreation Shares COVID-19 Protocols

In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Virgin Islands Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation has taken the following preventative measures in alignment with the Department of Health’s recommendations to help protect and serve the community.

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