The program pays for prescription medications for people without health insurance who are affected by disasters. Thirteen pharmacies in the territory participate in EPAP.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has activated the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP) to help residents of the USVI get medicine, medical supplies, medical equipment and vaccines.
Individuals with chronic diseases: hypertension/diabetes, high cholesterol, allergies, breathing problems, etc. are encouraged to visit the Mobile Treatment Van.
The people of the Virgin Islands have the following choices to receive medical attention at different locations and at different times.
The Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is the recipient of a $30,000 donation from Children’s Health and Rehabilitative Missions, a charity that focuses on bringing hope to children around the world.
Full services will be provided from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting Monday, Oct. 23.
Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands are warned against the negative effects of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. They are strongly warned against the practice of using generators in any enclosed space or indoors.
The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation reminds the public it is providing limited services during abbreviated hours. The health center will be operating from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
U.S. Virgin Islanders could encounter dangerous mold while cleaning up their homes after hurricanes Irma and Maria. Survivors can successfully remove mold and protect themselves and their families by taking a few basic precautions.
The following are locations that are currently open and filling prescription medications.