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August 9 -15 Is National Health Center Week

As a community health center (CHC), health centers like Frederiksted Health Care Inc. are key to ensuring everyone can access affordable, quality healthcare, during and beyond the pandemic.

Frederiksted Health Care Explains Benefits of Pediatric Vaccines

Vaccinations are products that stimulate an individual's immune system to produce antibodies to a specific disease, which results in the person being protected from that particular disease.
Staff nurses monitor the intensive care unit.

Coronavirus Patient Gets Applause, Celebration From JFL Staff Upon Discharge

The staff at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center Hospital cheered and celebrated the discharge of recovered COVID-19 patient Guillermo Riasco on Saturday, after a challenging 34-day hospitalization at the hospital.

FEMA Approves $9M to Begin Reconstruction of Charles Harwood Medical Center

Built in 1952, the 82,400 square-foot medical center was the hub for all the department’s operations prior to Hurricane Maria. This facility was once the only hospital on St. Croix.

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center Updates Its COVID-19 Precautions

Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center provides this update on the measures and additional protocols it has implemented to help ensure a safe environment for its patients, caregivers, staff and community,

V.I. Launches Online Portal to Prescreen All Travelers to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

The U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Screening Portal facilitates pre-arrival processing, thereby improving efficiency, reducing delays and providing a more seamless traveler experience.

DOH Clarifies Requirements for Live Entertainment to Be Allowed

the Government of The Virgin Islands, until further notice, shall permit a DJ or live music at licensed restaurants provided compliance with all social distancing requirements are met.

Department of Health Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test at Human Services

"We are working in close connection with the Department of Health to ensure availability of prompt testing, and in tandem with the testing, we have implemented enhanced sanitizing and additional prevention measures,” said DHS Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez.

Health Department Issues General Guidelines for Reopening of Schools

The guidelines follow a three-phased reopening to include 100 percent face-to-face instruction, a combination of virtual and face-to-face or 100 percent virtual instruction. The guidelines will apply to all public, private and parochial schools.
The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus. (Yale University School of Public Health photo)

Op-Ed: Dengue and COVID-19 Make a Dangerous Combo

One of the advantages of living in the USVI is being able to see how things play out on the mainland. We then can evaluate how we can adjust accordingly.





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