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Due to Weather East End Medical Center Closes Until Monday

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMC) closed at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 21.

Public Notice: Department of Health Needs Public’s Input

The Department of Health’s Division of Chronic Disease and Prevention is asking the community’s input about the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant work plan and the revision of that work plan.

STTSTJ District School Food Authority Closed Due to Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Other employees who may have been in direct, prolonged contact with the affected employees have been identified and are in quarantine, under the advisement of the V.I. Department of Health.

Governor Signs Bill Allowing First Responders to Get Paid Administrative Leave in Medical Pandemics

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has signed into law a bill amending the V.I. Code regarding the authorization of administrative leave during medical pandemics or medical states of emergency.

Red Cross USVI Recruiting Local Volunteers to Help During Active Hurricane Season

As the area enters the peak months for storms and hurricanes, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) updated August forecast calls for up to 25 named storms and has the potential to be one of the busiest on record.

Multiple COVID-19 Positives at Queen Louise Home for the Aged on STT

The residents who tested negative will be relocated to non-congregate sheltering to try to maintain their negative status and good health.

Frederiksted Health Care Explains Benefits of Pediatric Vaccines

Vaccinations are products that stimulate an individual's immune system to produce antibodies to a specific disease, which results in the person being protected from that particular disease.
Staff nurses monitor the intensive care unit.

Coronavirus Patient Gets Applause, Celebration From Juan Luis Staff Upon Discharge

The staff at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital cheered and celebrated the discharge of recovered COVID-19 patient Guillermo Riasco on Saturday, after a challenging 34-day hospitalization.

V.I. Launches Online Portal to Prescreen All Travelers to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

The U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Screening Portal facilitates pre-arrival processing, thereby improving efficiency, reducing delays and providing a more seamless traveler experience.

DOH Clarifies Requirements for Live Entertainment to Be Allowed

the Government of The Virgin Islands, until further notice, shall permit a DJ or live music at licensed restaurants provided compliance with all social distancing requirements are met.

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