Diabetics in St. Thomas/St. John (update made 9/17/17)
In order to make sure that all diabetics in the St. Thomas/St. John district are being provided with the necessary resources to maintain their health, the Department of Health is asking ALL... more
The USVI Department of Health (DOH) has reopened five (5) clinics on the island of St. Thomas. “The Department of Health is very pleased to resume needed services to the St. Thomas/St. John community, said Commissioner Michelle Davis, PhD.
(1) The... more
After being affected by Hurricane Irma, the USVI Department of Health is happy to announce the reopening of three (3) of its clinics today, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, on the island of St. Thomas.
The Prenatal clinic will be open to provide... more
The USVI Department of Health’s prenatal clinic on St. Thomas is ready to reopen its doors, tomorrow, September 12, 2017, (12pm-4pm) after being affected by Hurricane Irma. In order to provide services, the Prenatal Clinic has relocated; they can... more
Hurricane Jose has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane that may impact the U.S. Virgin Islands; its effects may be felt as early as Saturday evening. Whether you shelter in place or evacuate to the nearest shelter, here are some basic... more
The USVI Department of Health (DOH) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on St. Croix (Charles Harwood Complex) and St. Thomas (Community Health Clinic) last night, at 5:30pm and 7:00pm respectively. Currently 61 members of the DOH staff... more
The Department of Health (DOH) will operate Special Needs Shelters (SpNS) for persons requiring special assistance during emergency evacuation situations. The intent is to provide, to the extent possible under emergency conditions, an environment in... more
With the number one priority of maintaining healthcare and timely emergency response, since Friday, September 1st, the USVI Department of Health (DOH) has been working closely with VITEMA, healthcare facilities and other agencies in preparation for... more
Historically, the U.S. Virgin Islands did not have the capability to preform high complexity testing and had to ship specimens off island, although it is located in a geographic region where mosquitos that carry Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses... more
The USVI Department of Health (DOH) will be hosting its second Zika Action Day, of the year, on St. Thomas. It will be held on Saturday, August 26th, in the Fort Christian parking lot, from 12pm-6pm. Zika Action Day will be a fun-filled event for... more