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.
As a result of continuing issues with the air conditioning unit, located at the Charles Harwood Complex on St. Croix, staff were dismissed at 9:00am this morning, except for those who provide direct clinical care. The Community Health, Family... more
The USVI Department of Health’s Zika Surveillance Report (doh.vi.gov), for this week, shows an increase in positive cases reported among pregnant women, however, these new positive cases are due to a three-month lag in the reporting period, not a... more
The Air Conditioning (AC) unit at the Charles Harwood Complex, located on St. Croix, unfortunately continues to experience technical issues. As a result, the Department of Health (DOH), on St. Croix, will be closing at 12:30pm today and granting... more
The USVI Department of Health will be offering 50 free Zika tests during the Annual Bordeaux Farmers Vegan Fair, St. Thomas, that is to be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017, from 10am-3pm. Individuals will also be able to register/make an... more