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Health & Wellness

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.

DOH Reopens St. Thomas Prenatal Clinic After Hurricane

To provide services, the prenatal clinic has relocated; it can now be found at the Family Planning Clinic site.

DOH to Open Special Needs Shelters During Hurricane

Where are the Special Needs Shelters located? What is a Special Needs Shelter? How is someone identified as a Special Needs person?

Miracle Babies Support Foundation Gives Generous Gifts to SRMC

This month, the foundation donated a continuous positive airway pressure machine as well as breast pump kits.

Schneider Regional Medical Center Is Repairing Malfunction of Air Conditioning

While some of the necessary parts are already on island, others will need to be shipped from off-island and will take longer to procure.

American Cancer Society Thanks Many for Raising $183,000 for Relay For Life Events

The American Cancer Society (ACS) USVI extends its deepest gratitude to residents, businesses, organizations and government agencies for their participation and support of its...

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STT-STJ AG FAIR -- on St. Thomas, connecting farmers and the fruits of their labors with the
public. Bordeaux Farms Pavillion provided the venue, although the traditional host, University of the Virgin Islands, is eager for a reunion.
The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting.
An appreciative crowd formed an audience for a dance troupe and tips on composting, plus a contest to see who could quickly light a coalpot.
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