The VA Caribbean Healthcare System will be conducting testing for Virgin Islands Veterans during the period of August 31st thru September 28th, 2020 on the islands of St. Croix, St Thomas and St John.
This 2nd round of COVID-19 testing will be conducted at the VA Clinic locations on St. Croix and St. Thomas. Testing will take place 2 days a week for the next 4 weeks beginning on Monday August 31, 2020. On Monday’s, testing will take place in the parking lot outside of the St. Croix VA Clinic which is located at the Village Mall in Baron Spot. Testing on St. Thomas will take place on Wednesday’s in the parking lot outside of the VA Clinic located in the Medical Foundation building located behind the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital. Testing at both locations will be conducted using a drive-thru type concept, there will be no need to exit your vehicle. Special accommodations will be made for Veterans not in a vehicle.
Veterans interested in having the test done please report to the VA Clinic in your district on one of the allotted days between the hours of 9am and 12pm. Please have a photo I.D. available for eligibility verification.
Any Veteran missing this opportunity in either district and begin experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms, please call the Virgin Islands Department of Health at (340) 712- 6299 on St. Croix or (340) 776-1519 on St. Thomas or St. John. For more information on how the VA Caribbean Healthcare System is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic please visit www.caribbean.va.gov/emergency or call Director Farrell of the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs at (340) 774-8387.
NOTE: There will be no testing on Monday Sept 7th (Labor Day) on St. Croix. The make-up day will be Monday September 28th .