November 21, 2017 11:31 am Last modified: 7:31 am

Lifestyles

V.I. Department of Labor Congratulates MEDCERTS Graduates

The Department of Labor family congratulates the 23 participants who have successfully completed their training in the online MEDCERTS Healthcare and IT training programs.
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American Cancer Society Thanks Many for Raising $183,000 for Relay For Life Events

Relay For Life is the biggest annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society. It is a community event, led by passionate volunteers and supported by a small staff.
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DOH Launches Smoke-Free Campaign

Tobacco products and tobacco smoke contain many harmful chemicals such as acetone, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, formaldehyde, lead, mercury and nicotine.
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Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.
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The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries the Zika virus. (Yale University School of Public Health photo)

DOH/CDC to Conduct Neighborhood Surveys on Zika Virus Throughout V.I.

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will be conducting door-to-door interviews for a Zika survey on June 26-30.
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DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.
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DOH to Celebrate New Graduates of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

The V.I. Department of Health’s V.I. Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs Programs are proud to announce their 2017 graduates.
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Health Department to Recognize Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on June 8

This is an opportunity for people to educate themselves and the community about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it.
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Over 150 St. Croix Residents Receive the Gift-of-Hearing

DOH partnered with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, and on Sunday, May 21, they provided the gift of hearing to residents on St. Croix for free.
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