"We are working in close connection with the Department of Health to ensure availability of prompt testing, and in tandem with the testing, we have implemented enhanced sanitizing and additional prevention measures,” said DHS Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez.
The guidelines follow a three-phased reopening to include 100 percent face-to-face instruction, a combination of virtual and face-to-face or 100 percent virtual instruction. The guidelines will apply to all public, private and parochial schools.
One of the advantages of living in the USVI is being able to see how things play out on the mainland. We then can evaluate how we can adjust accordingly.
The new procedures call for all contractor personnel to be tested before arriving on St. Croix and then isolated for 72 hours after arrival before being tested again for the COVID-19 virus.
After the announcement of the 2020 Program Award Winners, UVI School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association was named the recipient of the Winner's Way Award and the National Student Nurses Association State Excellence Award.
People must protect themselves by making sure they only give their Medicare number to a doctor, pharmacist, hospital, health insurer or other trusted healthcare provider,
The virtual event focused on how the Taiwan model could help mitigate challenges faced by participants in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. It was attended by officials, public health experts and medical professionals from the U.S. and Canadian governments.
After weeks of no COVID cases, we are seeing a resurgence of positive test results in the past week.
Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Health a $1.4 million grant.
It seems like many of us believe the pandemic is over. Ferries to St. John are full of tourists. Once on land, very few use masks. Restaurants and bars are full with NO social distancing and NO masks. Many of our residents are following suit.