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Synergy Fitness-Wellness Center Offering Free Lecture Series, Fitness Program

Synergy Fitness and Wellness Center is offering a lecture series and a free six-week fitness program thanks to a grant from the V.I. Department of Health.
Health Commissioner Michelle Davis (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature)

DOH to Conduct Surveys in Neighborhoods Throughout Territory

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a hurricane recovery survey on Nov. 13-16.

BCB Donates $1,000 for Breast Cancer Support to East End Medical Center

The BCB school family wore pink in support of breast cancer awareness and assembled outside the auditorium to mark the occasion.

Red Cross Launches Online First Aid Course for Opioid Overdoses

The 45-minute course contains content on how to identify the signs and symptoms of a suspected opioid overdose and the appropriate care to provide.

East End Medical Center Foundation Postpones 2018 Relay for Life to January

Members of the foundation board and the event planning committee decided an extension will give participants an opportunity to build more teams and meet fundraising goals.

‘Bling Bling Bras’ to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Patient

The ladies of the Caribbean Palm Bonnets, a chapter of the Red Hat Society, are again raising money for a local, uninsured breast cancer patient with their display of "Bling Bling Bras."

Feds Award East End Medical Center Almost $600,000

The funds will be used to replace and upgrade equipment that will enable the health center to continue providing primary health care services as part of recovery after hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

Feds Award Disaster Recovery Grants to V.I. Health Centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants totaling more than $1.2 million to support the Frederiksted Health Care Center on St. Croix and the East End Medical Center on St. Thomas.
Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital

Local Professionals Earn Nationally Recognized Certifications in Healthcare

Laura Forbes and Jacintha Stephen, both employees at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center on St Croix, recently received certifications from nationally recognized healthcare improvement organizations.
Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett Announces $550,000 Federal Grant From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

“Today the Center for Mental Health Services announced a $550,000 grant to kick off Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health) in the U.S. Virgin Islands."

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