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Juan F. Luis Hospital in pre-hurricane file photo. JFL was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.

JFL to Host Career Fair; Many Positions Need Filling

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center (JFL) will host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, in the V.I. Cardiac Center

JFL Collaborates With Hackensack University Medical Center

The intent of the partnership is to engage senior level residents from Hackensack University to provide additional clinical support with the dedicated JFL Emergency Team.

Collaborative Announces ‘A Matter of Balance’ Classes for Senior Citizens

The St. Croix Senior Collaborative is offering a class called “A Matter of Balance” for residents 60 or older on St. Croix. The training class consists of eight 2-hour sessions.

Plessen Healthcare Hosts Welcome Home Party for Dialysis Patients

On Dec. 30, Plessen Healthcare hosted a Welcome Home Party at The Palms at Pelican Cove to honor those that had to evacuate following Hurricane Maria.

JFL Hospital Welcomes New Director of Communications/ Connectivity

Juan F. Luis Hospital has announced Nykole Tyson as the director of communication and connectivity.
Jessica Whyte, a licensed mental health counselor at J.W. Behavioral Center in Charlotte Amalie, is conducting a women’s groups to address issues such as depression and other mental health concerns in our community.

Depression Can Have Many Causes, Many Symptoms, But There Is Help

More than 300 million people worldwide are suffering from depression, according to the World Health Organization's 2018 statistics. While depression is a common mental illness that affects both men and women, it is more common in women.

NEHA to Launch Post-Hurricane Health, Child Care and Safety Work Partnerships

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has announced it is launching a series of post-hurricane projects in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. mainland.

Red Cross Launches Online First Aid Course for Opioid Overdoses

The 45-minute course contains content on how to identify the signs and symptoms of a suspected opioid overdose and the appropriate care to provide.

Feds Award Funds to Frederiksted Health Care for Opioid Abuse and Mental Health Services

Frederiksted Health Care will expand access to integrated behavioral health care services using evidence-based models to meet substance use disorder and mental health needs on St. Croix.

Senior Collaborative Offers Free Classes to Prevent Falls: ‘A Matter of Balance’

The St. Croix Senior Collaborative is offering a class called “A Matter of Balance” to residents 60 or older on St. Croix. The training class consists of eight two-hour sessions.

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