During an inspection of the Charles Harwood Complex’s transfer switch on Tuesday, Oct. 17, an explosion occurred, causing power failure to the building. As a result, there is currently no electricity at the hospital.
The V.I. Department of Health between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, will be partnering with the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center.
Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands are warned against the negative effects of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. They are strongly warned against the practice of using generators in any enclosed space or indoors.
Commissioner Michelle S. Davis has determined that the Charles Harwood Complex is unsafe for employees and patients.
DOH will update the public when it will be able to resume operations
U.S. Virgin Islanders could encounter dangerous mold while cleaning up their homes after hurricanes Irma and Maria. Survivors can successfully remove mold and protect themselves and their families by taking a few basic precautions.
The following are locations that are currently open and filling prescription medications.
Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat will be reopening and seeing patients on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
In addition to the hotline, relatives also have the option of contacting the VA Caribbean Healthcare System by e-mail.
Due to anticipated severe weather associated with the storm, the operating status of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System has been modified.