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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Veterans and Family Members Are Eligible for $100,000 Vaccination Lottery

Bring your vaccination card and a government issued Id to the Office of Veterans Affairs within your district by Friday, July 2.

Health Department Reminder – ‘No Mask, No Service’ Still in Effect

Businesses are subject to fines and closure if they do not comply with the “No Mask, No Service” policy.

Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Gives Special Recognition to FHC

Frederiksted Health Care was one of 143 selected from 2,623 nominations submitted by guardsmen and reservist nationwide to be selected as a semi-finalist.

Frederiksted Health Care Designated as Patient Centered Medical Homes

Frederiksted Health Care began the transformation to a Patient Center Medical Home shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted operations.

$6 Million Sussman Donation Anchors Vision for UVI Medical School  

This project will become only the fifth historically black medical school in the United States and its territories, subject to receiving approval by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

DOH Announces WIC’s Temporary Increase in Cash-Value Voucher Benefits

This increase allows participants to purchase fruits and vegetables as part of their WIC (Women, Infants and Children nutrition) food package.

Virtual Medicare Fair for New Medicare Beneficiaries Scheduled for June 23

The fair is open to beneficiaries who are new to Medicare, individuals who are approaching 65 years of age, and persons who may be eligible for Medicare due to a disability. There is no cost to attend.

Department of Health Kicks Off Health Survey

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) launched the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey in May 2021.

DOH Approval Is Required for Public and Business Events

The Virgin Islands Department of Health reminds public and businesses that approval is required to hold special events outside of what is allowed through the executive orders.

Epidemiologist Notes Uptick in New COVID Cases Among Unvaccinated Individuals

In the past two days, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed 43 positive COVID-19 cases on St. Thomas in unvaccinated individuals.





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