The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has activated the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP) to help residents of the USVI get medicine, medical supplies, medical equipment and vaccines.
People can get free insulin, flu shots and tetanus vaccinations tomorrow at DOH's Charles Harwood Complex. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, the DOH will be distributing insulin to the uninsured and under-insured.
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.
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.
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.