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V.I. Royal Fest and Wellness Conference to Celebrate 126th Birthday of Emperor Haile Selassie

This three-day celebration will highlight the spirit of unity and wellness through a powerful international gathering of the African consciousness community.

FEMA Extends Emergency Prescription Assistance Through Aug. 15

This program is for anyone who has lost medicine or medical supplies due to the 2017 hurricanes and has no insurance.

Emergency Prescription Assistance Extended Through Aug. 15 for Disaster Survivors

To be eligible for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and medical supplies through the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), the survivor must have a current prescription.
Seniors take part in the annual Quelbe Tramp in Charlotte Amalie

Senior Collaborative Offers Free Balance Classes to Prevent Falls

The next class will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 13, at the AARP Office at Sunny Isle Shopping Center.

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.’

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