Health & Wellness
The V.I. Department of Health also reminds the event planner that forms must be filled out entirely, and the entity that owns the property where the event is held must also sign the form.
The benefits will be awarded based on the availability of funds and may be used to fully or partially cover payments for cancer-related prescription medication, diagnostic testing or CT scans.
Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. advises all Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7.
DOH's Community Vaccination Centers on St. Croix and St. Thomas will be closed on Oct. 11 in observance of Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day.
Earlier this year, newly inducted members of the board of directors were selected. Among this esteemed group was Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion.
Gift cards valued at $250 are being distributed to individuals who meet the following criteria.
Territorial Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now updated its COVID-19 booster recommendations and the V.I. Health Department will follow these recommendations.
Medicare beneficiaries are able to join or drop their prescription drug plan by the scheduled December deadline.
With the recent increase in cases of COVID-19 here in the US Virgin Islands, “self-care” is essential.
This 100% human milk-based nutritional supplement is proven to reduce complications and improve health outcomes, as opposed to cow milk-based.
School and district officials were informed of the exposures by the V.I. Department of Health on Sept. 8. An announcement will be made on when the campus will reopen for in-person learning.
The V.I. Department of Health reminds the public that the third dose, which is only for immunocompromised individuals, must be administered at least 28 days after a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
This At Home Discovery Kit is designed to help recipients support their children’s physical, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral well-being.
The Rotary Club of St. Croix-Harborside will host a free COVID-19 vaccine pop-up event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 4, in collaboration with the V.I. Health Department.
Anyone 12 and older can get the COVID-19 vaccine by walking into any of the vaccination centers in both districts.
“The FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program supports the efforts of health care providers ... by providing reimbursement for telecommunication services, information services and connected devices necessary to enable telehealth during the ... pandemic.
Carlos R. Escobar, executive director of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, welcomed Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and staff to the VA Medical Center in San Juan, P.R., to further develop an alliance with the U.S. territories.
No physician referral or appointment is required. Visitors are asked to pre-register online.
Staff members who are vaccinated have submitted their proof of vaccination, and those who are still unvaccinated will be required to show weekly proof of a COVID-19 negative test.
Testing will be conducted drive-thru style from 9 a.m. to noon at the Charles Harwood Complex and from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital by appointment only.