Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:35 pm Last modified: 1:10 pm

Lifestyles

Generators Can Be Dangerous; EOC Warns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

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.
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East End Medical Center Providing Limited Services

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

The following are locations that are currently open and filling prescription medications.
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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.
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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.
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St. Thomas Reformed Church Gives Update on Hurricane Relief

St. Thomas Reformed Church has answered the call and will continue the good work that has been started until the island is fully recovered -- likely a multi-year process.
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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.
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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.
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Health Center Reopens to Provide Limited Medical Services and Receives $1.2 Million in Donated Medical Relief Supplies

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.
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