May 22, 2017 11:10 pm Last modified: 3:50 pm

Health-Fitness

Branker Estate Donates $48,000 to JFL

On Friday, officials and staff from the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) received $48,000 to support the hospital’s hemodialysis units and cardiac center.
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DOH Offers Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy for Addiction

Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy is for those who need assistance with personal recovery from alcohol, or illegal or prescribed drugs.
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Free Balance Classes to Prevent Falls for Senior Citizens

The St. Croix Senior Collaborative is offering classes called “A Matter of Balance” to residents 60 or older on St. Croix.
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JFL Lifts Code Yellow; Transition Team to Oversee Emergency Department Move

On Thursday, May 12, the management team at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center lifted the internal code yellow that had been initiated on Sunday, May 7,
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JFL Dedicates Asa’s Garden, Receives Benches for Main Entrance

JFL held a ceremony to dedicate a memorial garden created and developed by community volunteers; also, four new benches have been donated for the main entrance.
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JFL Implements Veterans Honor Program

The executive management and staff of Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) announced the implementation of the first phase of Code Red White and Blue.
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DOH to Host Hepatitis C Virus Trainings for Health Care Professionals

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) - Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Services will host hepatitis C Virus trainings in both districts.
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JFL Recognized Nationally for Med-to-Bed Program

The executive management and staff of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) congratulates the pharmacy department for being recognized nationally for its recent Med-to-Bed initiative, which was launched last year.
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DOH Gives Tips on Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
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DOH to Host Wheel-Out Events for Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) and its community partners will host the 3rd annual “Wheel-Out.” Their purpose is to promote physical activity and healthy eating.
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