FODAC, which supplies durable medical equipment free of charge to people with disabilities, access and functional needs, is partnering with FEMA to get this vital equipment delivered to survivors in the Virgin Islands.
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.