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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 – The Virgin Islands Department of Health is announcing that the Territory is set to receive its initial shipment of the enhanced Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccines by the end of this week. This development follows last week's commendation by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), coupled
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Department of Health intends to solicit assistance from the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training Program. The assistance will provide medically underserved Virgin Islands residents with access to no-cost dental, vision, and health screenings, examinations, and services. The proposed assistance will take place
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