Wednesday, February 21, 2018 2:57 pm Last modified: 2:35 pm

Lifestyles

Documentary Film Puts V.I. Synagogue in International Spotlight

The documentary will premiere on St. Thomas at 7 p.m. on March 3 at Prior-Jollek Hall. Tickets, which include a catered reception, cost $30.
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DOH’s Mental Health Services on St. Thomas Relocate to SRMC

Outpatient client services for St. Croix are provided in two clinics located on St. Croix: Charles Harwood Memorial Complex and the Ingeborg-Nesbitt Frederiksted Clinic
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American Academy of HIV Medicine Gives Nurse Practitioner Janette Bowers New Certification

Currently, only two providers in the V.I. are certified HIV providers; Bowers joins Dr. Barbara McDonald at St. Thomas East End Clinic as a specialist in HIV care.
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Long-Term Recovery Groups Help Address Unmet Needs of Virgin Islanders

Long-Term Recovery Groups (LTRG) will continue to bring people together to support grassroots recovery efforts and find solutions for some of the major challenges Virgin Islanders continue to face after the disasters.
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DOH Urges Community to Take Precautions During Flu Season

If anyone does experience flu-like symptoms, speak to a physician about getting an antiviral medication such as Tamiflu.
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Shaun Pennington

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: On Walking, Trekking and Self Care

For the almost 30 years that I thought of myself as a “runner” I looked down my nose at walkers. But a meniscus tear caused me to reevaluate walking as a road to cardiovascular fitness – and more.
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Health Department Urges Community to Get the Flu Shot, Not the Flu

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week -- a reminder that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine.
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Department of Health to Recognize World AIDS Day Activities on Dec. 1

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.
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Durable Medical Equipment Arrives for Hurricane Survivors in Need

FODAC, which supplies durable medical equipment free of charge to people with disabilities, access and functional needs, is partnering with FEMA to get this vital equipment delivered to survivors in the Virgin Islands.
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DOH to Conduct Community Assessment Survey

The purpose of the survey is to assess community needs after the hurricanes and to help guide the ongoing response efforts.
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