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
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
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
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), in partnership with other public and private agencies, will hold a Town Hall Meeting on St. Croix, Thursday, August 31, 2017, at the DC Canegata Multi-Recreational Center.
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
The Department of Health held the 2nd Annual Back-to-School Immunization Drive today, August 18th. Out of the 132 parents that registered, 105 children received vaccinations and clearance forms. Each child received a lunch bag and other goodies.
The USVI Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with other public and private agencies, to include the St. John Administrator and the St. John Foundation, will hold a Town Hall Meeting on the island of St. John, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
The USVI Department of Health (DOH) officially launched its “Be Smoke-Free Tobacco Campaign,” with the posting of billboards in select areas on St. Croix (Hannah’s Rest, Villa Lorraine and Sunny Isle Shopping Center). The campaign serves to alert... more