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St. Croix MCH, Community Health Clinics Temporarily Relocate to the University Campus

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Maternal, Child Health and Community Health clinics on St. Croix are temporarily relocating its operations to the University of the Virgin Islands campus while its offices at the former Caribe Home Center undergoes repairs and maintenance. Beginning Wednesday through

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) advises the public that the hours for drive through COVID-19 testing are being extended on Thursday and Friday of this week to prevent persons feeling ill from possibly spreading the virus at the Agricultural Fair. Drive through testing on

US Virgin Islands — The V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is advising the public and businesses to check the lot numbers of the J. M. Smucker Co. Voluntary Recall of Select Jif® Products for potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled peanut butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and other outlets.

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded the eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine boosters to everyone age 5 and older. The Pediatric boosters are recommended for children ages 5 through 11 five (5) months after their

US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) has announced that COVID-19 vaccine events will be conducted on Wednesday, May 25th from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at The Market on St. Croix and Cost-U-Less on St. Thomas and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on St.

US Virgin Islands — Commissioner Justa Encarnacion announced the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) will be providing COVID-19 vaccines and testing services during the 2022 Agricultural Food Fair on St. Croix. The VIDOH will be at the Ag Fair from 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. on May 28th, 29th and

US Virgin Islands — Commissioner Justa Encarnacion today reassured the public that there is presently no shortage of powdered infant formula in the Territory. All VI vendors that serve the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program participants with powdered infant formula products are currently stocked with adequate supplies of

US Virgin Islands — The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is continuing to advise the public on the importance of practicing COVID-19 preventive measures. Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar reminds the community that we are entering into a state of endemicity where COVID-19 will continuously be prevalent throughout the territory and COVID

US Virgin Islands —The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is revising its Isolation and Quarantine guidelines to align with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new policies are: Isolation: If you have a Positive COVID-19 test Isolate immediately when you suspect you are infected. Get

US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and twelfth (112th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 97-year-old female on St. Croix. Commissioner Encarnacion

US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and thirteenth (113th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 87-year-old female on St. Croix. Commissioner Encarnacion