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Wellness begins with you

Protecting Your Health

Our Mission

To Reduce Health Risks, Increase Access to Quality Healthcare and Enforce Health Standards.



The Virgin Islands Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some the most requested and important services we proivde to you.

Family Planning

Staff at your local Family Planning Center can talk with you and help you get the care you need. We...

Environmental Health

We prevent, minimize, and eliminate exposure to biological, chemical, and physical hazards. Our regulatory services include permitting and inspecting businesses...

Communicable Diseases

The Communicable Diseases Division provides information and services to prevent, test for, and treat infectious diseases such as human immunodeficiency...

Infant & Toddlers

The Virgin Island Infants and Toddlers Program (ITP) is a territory wide, family-centered, multi-disciplinary system of early intervention services for...


WIC is The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA),...


Our vision is to reduce the risk of vaccine preventable disease by increasing the number of persons up to date...


The renovation of the Frederiksted WIC building (1st floor & exterior) for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) on St. Croix will create an open office floor plan and provide equipment, technology, and other infrastructure damaged as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. When completed in July 2023, this newly renovated 3,700 square foot, historical structure will provide […]

The rebuild of the Knud Hansen WIC building for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) on St. Thomas will restore the physical building and provide equipment, technology and other infrastructure damaged as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. When completed in September 2023, this new 5,200 square foot, state-of-the-art structure will provide a centralized, […]

Our vision is to provide a modern, state-of-the art public health facility (approximately 230,000 square ft & Five Stories) that enables everyone to achieve optimal health. It will reflect our unwavering dedication to our patients and guests, community, partners, and team, and promote health as a shared value across the territory. The design will reflect […]