In an effort to reintroduce the St. John residents to the clinical services that are now available at the Morris De Castro Clinic, the USVI Department of Health (DOH) held its first Open House yesterday, Thursday, November 3rd, from 8am-3pm at the DOH St. John clinic.
Over 100 people attended the Open House, in which approximately 83 individuals received services at the clinic during yesterday’s event, 60 received free vaccinations (a majority was flu shots), 10 received free Zika testing, two individuals had their blood pressure checked and 11 obtained food handlers card.
The programs that were on-hand to provide information during the Open House included: Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC), Virgin Islands Nurse Family Partnership, VI Partners for Healthy Communities, Family Planning, Chronic Disease Prevention, STDs Prevention, Immunization, Zika Outreach Staff (CDC) and
St. John residents can look forward to receiving the following services on a consistent basis:
1. Family Planning- 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month, and may increase as demand arises.
2. Immunizations- every other Thursday by appointment. November 17th is the next scheduled date.
3. WIC-Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.
Other services are pending. Please call the Morris De Castro Clinic to make an appointment (340) 776-6400.