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VI Department of Health to Present Comprehensive Cancer Plan at Second Annual Cancer Summit

St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Division, in partnership with the USVI Cancer Coalition, is hosting the second annual USVI Cancer Summit to present the Territory’s first comprehensive plan to improve access to cancer care and to expand education and outreach. The summit

St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the public that some of its St. Thomas offices will close at 11 a.m. today due to power outages. Offices that will close at 11 a.m. today include Environmental Health and Vital Records and Statistics (VRS) located

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – VI Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar, joined Governor Albert Bryan Jr. at Monday’s Government House weekly press briefing to announce plans for a large-scale health event that will offer medical services at no cost to USVI residents. The USVI Wellness Fair 2024

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services Regulatory is hosting its first-ever Pediatric Disaster Expo to provide parents, childcare professionals and advocates with information about how to manage emergencies involving young children. The Pediatric Disaster Expo is set for 10 a.m. to 5

ST. THOMAS, US VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Department of Health’s Environmental Health Office is announcing an extension to its normal operating hours at its St. Thomas location. The St. Thomas office, located in the Knud Hansen Building, will open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a public notification on S.W.A.G., advising consumers against purchasing the sexual enhancement product sold across various website and in some retail stores. The VI Department of Health is also advising the public not to use this product. According

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Board of Dental Examiners will hold its quarterly Board meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at 7:30 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams Need help? Join the Meeting Now Meeting ID: 240 850 374 545 Passcode: r8Du8b __________________________________________________________________________ Dial-in by phone +1 939-236-6758,,523798704# Puerto

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Department of Health is reminding the public that its offices territorywide will close at 12 p.m. today, April 5, 2024, to allow for employee participation in activities related to the observance of National Public Health Week. All offices will resume normal operations on

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – VI Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion is encouraging the public to become familiar with the symptoms of dengue, the mosquito-borne virus, and the best courses of action for treatment. “According to the CDC, dengue viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 can have similar symptoms in the

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Department of Health’s Epidemiology Division, along with the Environmental Health Division, is announcing the launch of a Food Safety Hotline dedicated to promptly addressing the public’s food safety concerns. The Food Safety Hotline allows the public to report any issues related to food

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – This week, in celebration of National Public Health Week, the VI Department of Health (VIDOH) team is focused on making stronger connections to better serve the community. The 2024 theme is “Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public Health.” “Public health extends beyond healthcare,” said