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.
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.
“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."
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.
People with special needs and their families should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations.
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.
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.
Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, will discuss "Personalized Medicine in Cancer Treatment and Some Tips for a Healthier Life."
The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is offering a workshop/training on the ‘2018 Disease Reporting Requirements for School Nurses & Administrators.’
Check with a pharmacy to see if it participates in the program.