August 20, 2017 12:05 pm Last modified: 12:03 pm

Lifestyles

JFL Plans Town Hall to Tell Public About Improvements to the Medical Center

The management of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) invites the public to a town hall meeting for updates about JFL.
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CSA 2017 Is Now Offering a Mini Season of 8 Weeks

Unlike their traditional 14 to 15-week season -- this one will be only for eight weeks starting Aug. 19 and ending Oct. 7, a Saturday to a Saturday.
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V.I. Department of Labor Congratulates MEDCERTS Graduates

The Department of Labor family congratulates the 23 participants who have successfully completed their training in the online MEDCERTS Healthcare and IT training programs.
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American Cancer Society Thanks Many for Raising $183,000 for Relay For Life Events

Relay For Life is the biggest annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society. It is a community event, led by passionate volunteers and supported by a small staff.
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DOH Launches Smoke-Free Campaign

Tobacco products and tobacco smoke contain many harmful chemicals such as acetone, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, formaldehyde, lead, mercury and nicotine.
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Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.
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Baha’is observe Martyrdom of The Bab Holy Day

This week Baha’is mark the 167th anniversary of the martyrdom of The Bab, one of the two central figures in the founding of their religion.
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The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus. (Yale University School of Public Health photo)

DOH/CDC to Conduct Neighborhood Surveys on Zika Virus Throughout V.I.

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a Zika survey on June 26-30.
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DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.
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