June 27, 2017 11:46 pm Last modified: 5:43 pm

Health-Fitness

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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JFL Acting CEO Updates Public on Emergency Services Department Relocation

The Emergency Services Department (ED) at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) will not be relocating this month as previously planned.
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DOH to Celebrate New Graduates of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

The V.I. Department of Health’s V.I. Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs Programs are proud to announce their 2017 graduates.
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Health Department to Recognize Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on June 8

This is an opportunity for people to educate themselves and the community about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it.
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Over 150 St. Croix Residents Receive the Gift-of-Hearing

DOH partnered with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and on Sunday, May 21, they provided the gift of hearing to residents on St. Croix for free.
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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 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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