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Lieutenant Governor Informs Medicare Beneficiaries of 2020 Open Enrollment Procedures

For the safety of beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic, open enrollment sessions will not be held in person. The enrollment deadline is Dec. 7, 2020.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Fundraising to Be Doubled by Donor

Through Pinktober events, Cancer Support VI celebrates women's health and honors those fighting breast cancer, warrior survivors of the disease and those who have lost their battle with it.

Dental Team Advises Public on Diabetes and Oral Health

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it’s important to make sure that you take good care of your oral health.

Special Event Health Permits Needed for All Food Sale Events

All persons working at an event who will be handling and serving food, beverages or food service items must have a current Food Handlers Health Card.

JFL Now Doing Successful Knee Surgery with Groundbreaking GPS Technology

Exactech is the latest advancement in technology that provides surgeons with real-time visual guidance and alignment data in total knee surgery.

Hospital Board Approves Architecture, Engineering Designs for Hospitals, Keating Clinic and Kimelman Institute

The board voted unanimously to award design contracts to three different firms for the four projects. The design phase for these four projects could take anywhere from six to 18 months.

Staff and Community Attend First ‘JFL Goes Pink Education Day’

The Medical Center thanks the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center staff and the community for attending both sessions on Oct. 13. The sessions were on breast cancer topics.

Governor Launches Survey on USVI’s Readiness for Telehealth

Today, the survey was emailed to doctors and healthcare providers across the territory and is also accessible online. The deadline to submit the survey is Monday, Nov. 2.

Dental Facts and Fictions Debunk Oral Health Myths

A toothbrush only removes plaque from the front, back and chewing surfaces. Floss reaches between teeth and under gums where the toothbrush misses.

Commissioner Issues Public Health Order Prohibiting Live Bands at Outdoor Events

Gatherings that exceed 50 persons, including, but not limited to, political campaign events or meetings, concerts, parties, cultural events and other gatherings are prohibited.

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