Health & Wellness
VIDOH Urges the Public to Continue Adhering to COVID-19 Safety Practices During Upcoming Public Events
The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is continuing to advise the public on the importance of practicing COVID-19 preventive measures.
The V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is revising its isolation and quarantine guidelines to align with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new policies are as follows.
The VIDOH has confirmed the 112th and 113th COVID-19-related deaths in the territory.
The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is excited to report that they have experienced a surprisingly high demand for the COVID-19 vaccine during this incentive cycle.
JFL encourages the community to remember safety measures this holiday season. Residents and tourists must continue to implement precautionary measures.
VI Department of Health asks the Public to Continue COVID-19 Safety Practices as Cases and Hospitalizations Increase
As positive COVID-19 cases rise in the Territory due to the highly transmissible Omicron BA.2 variant, the Department of Health (DOH) requests that the public follow all safety protocols.
Precertification is a review process that determines whether a procedure, treatment or service is medically appropriate.
Completed applications are due by May 20 from interested community members with a passion to serve, develop and grow. Classes will begin in June.
Due to a recent rise in COVID-19 positive cases Territory-wide, Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion advises Virgin Islanders to continue practicing the recommended COVID-19 safety procedures of handwashing, social distancing, and wearing masks in large crowds, especially when in enclosed environments.
Due to the possibility of SKIPPY® Peanut Butter containing fragments of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment, the Department of Health (VIDOH) announces that Skippy Foods, LLC voluntarily recalled jars of several types of SKIPPY® Peanut Butter.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its approval of a second COVID-19 booster earlier this week and in response, the VI Department of Health (VIDOH) will offer second boosters.
The public is advised that pop up clinic sites located at The Market and Farmer's Market on St. Croix and at Cost U Less on St. Thomas will be discontinued as of March 31.
The public is advised that Kao USA Inc., the makers of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer 3 oz and 10 oz products have issued a voluntary recall of these products.
Since the program began taking applications in April 2021, DOH’s Division of Vital Records and Statistics has reached out to and will continue to make contact with the families of all persons in the USVI who lost loved ones to COVID-19 related causes.
Legal nurse consultants are registered nurses who use existing knowledge and expertise as healthcare professionals along with specialized legal nurse consultant training to consult on medical-related legal cases.
JFL Hospital introduces new equipment to perform new procedures to greatly benefit women in the community. It is the first and only hospital offering these Hologic procedures in the Caribbean.