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Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Government House on the Air in October

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas or comments.

VITEMA, Department of Health to Conduct Sheltering Survey

The survey focuses on emergency sheltering options during a pandemic event, such as the current COVID-19 situation. The 10-minute survey, comprised of 55 questions, will be distributed via social media and on the VITEMA website in three languages.
Gary Molloy is Labor Department commissioner-designee. (Submitted photo)

Labor to Begin New In-Person Service and Delivery Methods to the Public

Effective the week of Oct. 26, DOL has added to its mission for FY2021 to be more customer-centric. This includes the following.

Census 2020 USVI Continues Its Count of Households

The 2020 Census USVI teams have begun the field follow-up phase of its operations. This phase serves as a quality check to ensure all households have been counted.

This Week’s Senate Calendar for Oct. 19-23

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Lieutenant Governor Informs Medicare Beneficiaries of 2020 Open Enrollment Procedures

For the safety of beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic, open enrollment sessions will not be held in person. The enrollment deadline is Dec. 7, 2020.

Human Services Says No Additional Issuances of P-EBT for October

No issuance has been approved or announced for October by the federal agencies. Both the DHS Head Start program and the V.I. Department of Education will continue meal distributions that are now active.
Families and friends gather at the Festival Village's booths for the kind of food you can only get at festival. (From Crucian Christmas Festival's Facebook page)

Special Event Health Permits Needed for All Food Sale Events

All persons working at an event who will be handling and serving food, beverages or food service items must have a current Food Handlers Health Card.

JFL Now Doing Successful Knee Surgery with Groundbreaking GPS Technology

Exactech is the latest advancement in technology that provides surgeons with real-time visual guidance and alignment data in total knee surgery.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Open New Cargo Processing Facility on St. Thomas

The new facility is located adjacent to the Tropical Shipping warehouse and will open on Monday, Oct. 19.

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