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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 24, 2017

Zika Action Day - Sunday, May 28th on St. Croix

Families and children of St. Croix are invited to enjoy Free rides/activities, Free entertainment and Fabulous giveaways at the Department of Healthís Zika Action Day, to be held on Sunday, May 28th, from 12pm-6pm at the Ten Pins Bowling Center. Itís a free event for the family and a perfect way for your children to spend their Sunday. There will be face painting, a giant slide, an obstacle course, bounce castles, plus skits from your childrenís favorite characters: Dora Dora, Mickie & Minnie Mouse, Sponge Bob and Elmo. †Study up on Zika facts and you could win a gift certificate, a crucian bracelet, perfume, clothes and other amazing giveaways from Urban Threadz, Strictly the Best, Navís Jewelers, and Densís Jewelers, and much more.

During Zika Action Day, the Department of Health will be distributing free Zika Prevention Kits to pregnant women as well as other resources. Additionally, pregnant women will have the opportunity to sign up to receive FREE mosquito control services at their homes. 

Zika Action Day is part of a larger Department of Health outreach effort to increase awareness about Zika to help reduce the spread of virus in the territory. This will be the second Zika Action Day held on St. Croix in less than a year.

For more information about Zika Action Day, questions about Zika in USVI, or Zika testing information, please call the Department of Health Emergency Operations Center at 340-712-6205 or visit doh.vi.gov

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