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Proper Cleanup Following Hurricanes Can Reduce Mold, Minimize Health Risks

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.

Some Doctors Choice Pharmacies Open on St. Thomas, St Croix

The following are locations that are currently open and filling prescription medications.

Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat to Reopen Oct. 4

Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat will be reopening and seeing patients on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Sets Up Hotline for Relatives of Hospitalized Vets

In addition to the hotline, relatives also have the option of contacting the VA Caribbean Healthcare System by e-mail.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Is Prepared for Hurricane Maria

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.

Health Center Reopens to Provide Limited Medical Services and Receives $1.2 Million in Donated...

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.

DOH Reopens 3 Clinics on St. Thomas Post Hurricane

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.

Center for Disease Control Gives Tips on Staying Safe After Hurricanes, Flooding

The following is information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) about what to do after a hurricane.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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Well deserved! Congratulations! thanks to Mr. Irvin "Brownie" Brown for good memories.

Congratulations!!! So Well Deserved!👏👏🎉🍾👏👏 Very Best Wishes!!

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