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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

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Friday, December 1st marks the 35th observance of World AIDS Day, a significant occasion where the VI Department of Health stands in solidarity with the global community to remember, raise awareness, and renew commitments to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030. This day serves as a

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – As flu season approaches, the VI Department of Health is urging residents to prioritize their well-being by getting vaccinated against the flu virus, especially the elderly and young children who are the most susceptible to severe flu-related complications. “Flu season typically peaks during the fall and

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health offices and hotlines territory-wide will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and the Day of Prayer for Peace, respectively. Operations will resume on Monday, November 27. The VI Department of Health family wishes everyone a

St. Croix, US VIRGIN ISLANDS – During Monday’s Government House press briefing, VI Health Department Territorial Epidemiologist, Dr. Esther Ellis, provided an update on pediatric lead testing of children aged 0 to 6 years old on the island of St. Croix. “As of this morning, 390 children have completed the

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – In a ceremony held Wednesday, the VI Department of Health cut the ribbon on its newly constructed Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Building at the Knud Hansen Complex on St. Thomas, calling it a milestone in the department’s continuing effort to address health disparities

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Governor Albert Bryan Jr., during today’s Government House press briefing, declared a State of Emergency to address the potable water system on St. Croix and concerns about elevated levels of lead and copper. As the Department of Planning and Natural Resources collaborates with its

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — In a decisive effort to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our community, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced today that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) is issuing a “no drinking or consumption” advisory for the potable water system on the island of St.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health proudly introduces "Step into Wellness," a new video series aimed at empowering Virgin Islanders with the tools and knowledge needed to live a healthier life. The premiere episode is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, at 7 p.m., on the department's official
St. John, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the St. John community that the Morris DeCastro Clinic is closed for the remainder of this week due poor air circulation at the facility. On Wednesday, the department announced the clinic would close at 12 p.m. for
St. John, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the St. John community that the Morris DeCastro Clinic will close at 12 p.m. for the remainder of the week. Power outages have impacted the compressor of one of the clinic's air conditioning units. The clinic will