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May Is Older Americans Month; May 20-26 Is Emergency Medical Services Week

The governor encourages Virgin Islanders to amplify the voices of V.I. seniors, celebrate their positive impact on the communities in which they live and continue to show appreciation to these vital citizens.

FEMA Advises Public of Hurricane Preparedness for Persons With Disabilities

People with special needs and their families should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations.

FEMA Shares Guidelines to Help V.I. Families Cope With Post-Hurricane Stress

A toll-free, multilingual and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.

Doctors Available in Territory for Chemotherapy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy

Charlene Kehoe of Cancer Support VI has been working on ways to get the word out that chemo is still available in the territory since there are oncologists here.

DHS to Host Workshops on Compassion, Fatigue, Grief Counseling

Green Cross Academy of Traumatology will conduct the workshops on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

North Carolina EMS Sends Mobile Operating Trailer to JFL

The mobile medical unit trailer will serve as the operating rooms for JFL’s surgical procedures.

DOH Offering School Nurses, Administrators Training on 2018 Disease Reporting Requirements

The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is offering a workshop/training on the ‘2018 Disease Reporting Requirements for School Nurses & Administrators.’

Durable Medical Equipment Arrives for U. S. Virgin Islands

Voluntary agencies, the USVI Long Term Recovery Groups and FEMA are working together to distribute the equipment to survivors who need it.

Emergency Prescription Assistance Program Extended Into May

Check with a pharmacy to see if it participates in the program.

Project Promise, Professional Training Institute to Launch Mental Health Services for Crucian Communities

The two organizations will recruit and train individuals to become certified life coaches as the first step in trauma interventions.

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