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Department of Health on St. Croix Closes For the Day

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (July 10, 2020) The Department of Health on St. Croix will be closed on Friday, July 10, 2020, but will reopen on Monday, July 13, 2020. We do apologize for any inconvenience; however, we are grateful for your understanding.  


In order to keep our staff and the public safe, we are resuming our telemedicine services on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John beginning Monday, July 13, 2020. There will be no reduction in services. Our telemedicine services will include medical appointments, scheduling pickup for important health care documents like birth and death certificates, and food handler’s cards. Faceto-face appointments will be scheduled as needed.  


Clients can continue to email our staff, as all online services are still functioning. Please call the St. Thomas campus for assistance at (340) 774-0117.


The Virgin Islands Department of Health commits to our mission: “To Reduce Health Risks, Increase Access to Quality Healthcare and Enforce Health Standards”


Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion encourages the community to be safe by wearing a mask or facial covering, practicing good hand hygiene and maintaining social distancing. Your health is our health!


If you are experiencing what you believe to be symptoms of COVID-19 please call our hotline at (340) 712-6299 and (340) 776-1519.


For more information on COVID-19, visit and text COVID19USVI to 888777.