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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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January 11, 2017

DOH to Provide Free Zika Testing at the Annual Bordeaux Farmers Vegan Fair

The USVI Department of Health will be offering 50 free Zika tests during the Annual Bordeaux Farmers Vegan Fair, St. Thomas, that is to be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017, from 10am-3pm. Individuals will also be able to register/make an appointment to obtain a free Zika test at the Community Health Clinic. 

Educational children activities will take place at the Vicky Palmer Youth and Family Activity Center, to include coloring activities and reading stories that reinforce mosquito bite prevention behaviors. Educational materials will be distributed to parents/adults that attend the event in addition to natural EPA approved repellents, containing oil of lemon and eucalyptus.

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