The USVI Department of Health’s Women, Infants and Children’s (WIC) Program, joins the National Nutrition Month campaign; it’s a campaign that focuses attention on making informed food choices which in turn promotes good health. As a premier child... more
On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 6:00pm, the USVI Department of Health (DOH), received an unexpected visitor at the Charles Harwood Complex (CHC), located on St. Croix. A tourist, Vincent Tortorella-visiting from the U.S. mainland-... more
The USVI Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with Barry University and the University of the Virgin Island’s (UVI) Nursing program, will be providing FREE Health services during this year’s Agriculture & Food Fair (AG Fair), February... more
It’s that time again…Flu Season! Flu activity peaks between December and March and can last as late as May. Those who are at higher risk for developing flu related complications are children younger than 5, adults who are 65 and older, pregnant... more
February is Heart Health Month. According to the U.S. Health Department and Human Services, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The USVI... more
The Department of Health is on a campaign to promote the prevention of chronic diseases in the territory. The campaign is focused on Diabetes prevention/management and the association between chronic disease and tobacco use. A series of forums,... more
The Department of Health saw all scheduled clients today, Thursday, February 2nd. The Community Health Clinic, Maternal & Child Health Clinic, Family Planning and Immunization programs were able to see all clients.
Please be advised, the Department of Health's Charles Harwood Complex (DOH), on St. Croix, experienced a power outage, this morning, that caused extensive damage to the transfer switch. The DOH's electrician identified that the damage was too... more
The Department of Health’s (DOH) air conditioning (AC) system, located at the Charles Harwood Complex on St. Croix, is operational. Therefore, the DOH has resumed regular hours of operation at the facility on St. Croix.