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Health & Wellness

Generators Can Be Dangerous; EOC Warns of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

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.

Department of Health to Provide Limited Services on St. Croix

Commissioner Michelle S. Davis has determined that the Charles Harwood Complex is unsafe for employees and patients.

ALERT: DOH Suspends Services on St. Croix

DOH will update the public when it will be able to resume operations

Proper Cleanup Following Hurricanes Can Reduce Mold, Minimize Health Risks

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.

Some Doctors Choice Pharmacies Open on St. Thomas, St Croix

The following are locations that are currently open and filling prescription medications.

Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat to Reopen Oct. 4

Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat will be reopening and seeing patients on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Sets Up Hotline for Relatives of Hospitalized Vets

In addition to the hotline, relatives also have the option of contacting the VA Caribbean Healthcare System by e-mail.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Is Prepared for Hurricane Maria

Due to anticipated severe weather associated with the storm, the operating status of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System has been modified.

Frederiksted Health Care to Close Tuesday, Wednesday Due to Maria

FHC expects to resume service on Thursday, Sept. 21.

CDC Hurricane Support Offers Post-Hurricane Practical Information for Communities, Displaced People and Responders

There are many potential public health and safety concerns after hurricane impact. Many injuries and illnesses from hurricanes and floods occur during the response and recovery phases.

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