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Ribbons for a Cure Inc. Applications Available for Scholarship Award for Cancer Survivors

Ribbons for a Cure Inc. announces its annual scholarship award for cancer survivors or students of parents who have had or currently have cancer.

J&J COVID Vaccine Paused For Very Rare, Possibly Unrelated Blood Clots

The Centers for Disease Control and Federal Drug Administration recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday out of an abundance of caution, due to a very small number of blood clots that may or may not be connected to the vaccine.

DOH to Resume Health Card Services Schedule on April 6

The Division of Environmental Health Services issues health cards which are required to work in certain industries.

Congresswoman Announces $4,344,250 to Support COVID-19 Vaccinations and Services in Territory

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett has released a statement after announcing $4,000,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to support COVID-19 vaccinations and other things.

Virgin Islands Medical Society Honors Dr. Tai Hunte-Caesar

The Virgin Islands Medical Society has honored Tai Hunte-Caesar M.D. with its Physician Recognition Award for her leadership and commitment as a physician during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USVI Website Launches Poison Prevention at One’s Fingertips

The new website is launched as National Poison Prevention Week approaches, March 21-27.

DOH to Offer Vaccinations on Saturdays at DeCastro Clinic on STJ, Extends Hours on STT

Vaccinations are available to any resident age 16 or older, and appointments can be scheduled through the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency hotline.

JFL Honors Delysia Duncan; NBA’s Tim Duncan Donates Oxygen Generator

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center will continue to honor the legacy of Delysia Duncan and remains grateful to Tim Duncan for choosing to donate to JFL.

VING Supports Community With One Click COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Gateway

The VI National Guard is making it easier to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments online for persons who want to be vaccinated.

Logistical Collaboration Delivers Resources to Build Territory’s Vaccination Centers

A unified effort between the territory and federal government has made it possible to deliver the right resources, at the right place, at the right time to open two Community Vaccination Centers (CVC) within a month.

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