U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has issued a statement debunking a number of false rumors and misinformation that is circulating on social media platforms regarding the U.S. Virgin Islands and potential COVID-19 vaccines that are... more
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (November 1, 2020) – On Friday, the Department of Health reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 in the territory—six on St. Croix and eight on St. Thomas. A vessel* in the St. Thomas Harbour** accounted for six of the cases... more
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (October 28, 2020) – The Virgin Islands Department of Health strongly urges residents to celebrate Halloween safely during COVID-19 by avoiding higher risk activities like traditional trick-or-treating.
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands (October 26, 2020) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded the definition of “close contact.” * to include being within 6 feet of an infected person for several brief encounters throughout the day.
The novel coronavirus is a new and formidable foe. Right now, researchers and scientists, with the full support of the US government, are racing against the clock to develop a safe and efficacious vaccine against the virus and the disease it causes... more
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands- The Office of Disaster Recovery announces the obligation of $1,837,783 to the Virgin Islands Department of Health for the demolition of the old mental health building and interior renovations to the department’s... more