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Health & Wellness

Emergency Prescription Assistance Extended Through Aug. 15 for Disaster Survivors

To be eligible for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and medical supplies through the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), the survivor must have a current prescription.

FEMA Advises Public of Hurricane Preparedness for Persons With Disabilities

People with special needs and their families should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations.

FEMA Shares Guidelines to Help V.I. Families Cope With Post-Hurricane Stress

A toll-free, multilingual and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.

Doctors Available in Territory for Chemotherapy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy

Charlene Kehoe of Cancer Support VI has been working on ways to get the word out that chemo is still available in the territory since there are oncologists here.

Cancer Support VI to Host Guest Speaker Dr. Petra Ketterl on May 2

Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, will discuss "Personalized Medicine in Cancer Treatment and Some Tips for a Healthier Life."

DOH Offering School Nurses, Administrators Training on 2018 Disease Reporting Requirements

The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is offering a workshop/training on the ‘2018 Disease Reporting Requirements for School Nurses & Administrators.’

Emergency Prescription Assistance Program Extended Into May

Check with a pharmacy to see if it participates in the program.

SRMC’s Tina Comissiong Named ‘40 Under 40’ Recipient by National Minority Health Forum

Comissiong, who serves as legal counsel and chief compliance officer at the Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC), is one of 40 persons from around the country who have been named to this year’s list.

Walgreens to Hold Grand Re-Opening of St. Thomas Store

The store will open at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 26.

March is National Nutrition Month; DOH Is Helping Virgin Islanders ‘Go Further with Food’

DOH recommends Virgin Islanders take the following steps towards a healthful diet.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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