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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 13, 2016

DOH Seeks to Compile Listing of Exercise Classes/Groups in the Territory

In an effort to promote physical activity and lower the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in the community, the Virgin Islands Department of Health Chronic Disease Prevention Program is compiling a comprehensive list of exercise classes and groups in the territory. The final list will be distributed and made available to the community through various media outlets. If you would like your organization's activities included on the list, please submit the information below to Lya Fredericks (lyna.fredericks@doh.vi.gov) by Monday, October 31, 2016.

Please include the following details in your email: 

  • Business Name/Organization
  • Contact Person
  • Physical Address (location of activity)
  • Telephone Number(s) and/or email address 
  • Day(s) and Time(s)
  • Type of activity (e.g. Zumba, aerobics, spin class etc.) 
  • Registration Process 
  • Costs
  • Age/Health Restrictions or Recommendations

For additional information about this request or future Department of Health Chronic Disease Prevention events, feel free to contact Kathleen Arnold-Lewis, Territorial Director at 340.718.1311 Ext. 3700 on St. Croix or Lya Fredericks, Program Manager at 340.774.7477 Ext. 2137 on St. Thomas and St. John. 

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