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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.

V.I. Board of Nurse Licensure Extends Licenses to April 30

Licenses for Registered Nurses (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) that expired Dec. 31, 2017, will now expire April 30, 2018.

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.

March is National Nutrition Month; DOH Is Helping Virgin Islanders ‘Go Further with Food’

DOH recommends Virgin Islanders take the following steps towards a healthful diet.

Local Clergy and DOH Team Up to Bring Health Care to Under-served Communities

By partnering with clergymen in under-served communities and training them on how to refer patients, DOH will extend needed healthcare to residents who might otherwise be missed.

DOH’s Mental Health Services on St. Thomas Relocate to SRMC

Outpatient client services for St. Croix are provided in two clinics located on St. Croix: Charles Harwood Memorial Complex and the Ingeborg-Nesbitt Frederiksted Clinic

American Academy of HIV Medicine Gives Nurse Practitioner Janette Bowers New Certification

Currently, only two providers in the V.I. are certified HIV providers; Bowers joins Dr. Barbara McDonald at St. Thomas East End Clinic as a specialist in HIV care.