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University of Miami’s Prestigious Miller School of Medicine Launches Heart Health Initiative in the USVI

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The US Virgin Islands suffers some of the worst rates of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in the United States. With more than 40 percent of healthcare positions vacant, the Territory also experiences significant health care workforce shortages – and a majority of caregivers in the territory hail

St. John, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the public that the Morris DeCastro Clinic phone system has been fully restored and the clinic can now receive external calls. The clinic experienced a brief disruption of services earlier today that prevented it from receiving or
St. John, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the public that the Morris DeCastro Clinic on St. John is experiencing a disruption to its phone system which is preventing staff from making and receiving external calls. When calling, clients will receive a message that the
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Division is seeking public comment on its State Plan which will be submitted as part of an application for the Mental Health Block Grant program for Fiscal Years 2024- 2026. The deadline to comment on the State Plan is
The VI Department of Health is advising the public that its Behavioral Health Division is preparing for submission of the State Mental Health Block Grant for Fiscal Years 2024- 2026. Persons wishing to review or comment on the development of the State Plan may do so by calling the VI
St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is announcing that its St. Thomas Community Health Clinic will abbreviate its operating hours due to a malfunctioning air conditioning unit. The clinic will operate between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m., Monday to Friday, until further notice. The public
St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS –The VI Department of Health advises the public that the offices of Vital Records and Statistics and Environmental Health on St. Croix will relocate to #54 Estate Castle Coakley. Both offices are closed through Friday, Sep. 1, for the relocation to the new office located
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Environmental Health offices territorywide will close next week to allow staff to attend an essential Data Capacity Training program. On St. Thomas, the Environmental Health Office will close from Monday, Aug. 28, to Friday Sep. 1. On St. Croix, the office
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - The VI Department of Health is dispelling rumors that a New Health Advisory has been issued recommending social distancing and wearing of masks to protect against the variant XBB. On Monday, department officials received reports of a factitious advisory circulating on social media platforms that a
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the public that its Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC) is preparing for submission of the State Plan of Operations for Fiscal Year 2024. Persons wishing to review or comment on the development of the
The VI Department of Health has rescheduled the time of its press conference from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, to announce a significant step forward in the Territory's patient evacuation capabilities in the event of a major disaster. What: VI Department of Health (VIDOH) Press Conference