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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 29, 2016

Department of Health to Conduct Zika Education at Local Businesses on March 1st

VI Department of Health and CDC staff will be conducting community education, answering questions and providing information about Zika virus prevention on Tuesday, March 1 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM at the following locations:
  • Plaza Extra West, 14 Plessen, Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI 00840
  • Pueblo Supermarket, Golden Rock Shopping Center, Christiansted, St Croix, VI 00820
  • Cost-U-Less, 4300 Sion Farm, Christiansted, St Croix, VI 00820
  • WIC Office, Charles Harwood Clinic, Estate Richmond, St. Croix, VI 00820

For local information about Zika virus, call the Department of Health Emergency Operations Center at (340) 712-6205. For more general information about the Zika virus call toll free: 1-800-CDC-INFO.


If you have symptoms of Zika (fever, rash, joint pain or red eyes) or are pregnant, please see your local Primary Care Provider. The Department of Health has partnered with many clinics so that testing for Zika virus is available free of charge. The Department of Health continues to provide testing for the Zika virus as well.


Additional information

DOH's Special section on Zika

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Instructions for Reporting Suspected Zika Cases to USVI Department of Health
Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika Reporting Form

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