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.
Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat will be reopening and seeing patients on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
In addition to the hotline, relatives also have the option of contacting the VA Caribbean Healthcare System by e-mail.
Due to anticipated severe weather associated with the storm, the operating status of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System has been modified.
DOH Recovery Response Update: Medicine for Diabetics,WIC Checks, Mental Health Clients, Clinic Openings
The Department of Health’s (DOH) St. Thomas WIC clients who need to retrieve their WIC checks are asked to go to their respective clinics. Five DOH Clinics are now open.
The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation (STEEMCC) will officially reopen at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18; it will offer limited service until 2 p.m. because of approaching Tropical Storm Maria.
CDC Hurricane Support Offers Post-Hurricane Practical Information for Communities, Displaced People and Responders
There are many potential public health and safety concerns after hurricane impact. Many injuries and illnesses from hurricanes and floods occur during the response and recovery phases.
After being affected by Hurricane Irma, the USVI Department of Health announced the reopening of three of its clinics on Tuesday, Sept. 12, on St. Thomas.
The following is information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) about what to do after a hurricane.