US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded the eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine boosters to everyone age 5 and older. The Pediatric boosters are recommended for children ages 5 through 11 five (5) months after their Pfizer vaccination series.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) has announced that COVID-19 vaccine events will be conducted on Wednesday, May 25th from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. at The Market on St. Croix and Cost-U-Less on St. Thomas and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on St. John in the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) Gravel Lot.
US Virgin Islands — Commissioner Justa Encarnacion announced the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) will be providing COVID-19 vaccines and testing services during the 2022 Agricultural Food Fair on St. Croix. The VIDOH will be at the Ag Fair from 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. on May 28th, 29th and 30th with VIDOH Divisions representatives providing health information and health screenings. COVID-19 vaccines and testing along with Influenza vaccines will be available between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m. each day.
US Virgin Islands — The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is continuing to advise the public on the importance of practicing COVID-19 preventive measures. Dr. Tai Hunte-Ceasar reminds the community that we are entering into a state of endemicity where COVID-19 will continuously be prevalent throughout the territory and COVID levels will rise depending on the level of activity and variants circulating among the community.
US Virgin Islands —The VI Department of Health (VIDOH) is revising its Isolation and Quarantine guidelines to align with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new policies are: Isolation: If you have a Positive COVID-19 test
US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and twelfth (112th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 97-year-old female on St. Croix. Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased.
US Virgin Islands — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) is saddened to confirm the territory’s one hundred and thirteenth (113th) death related to COVID-19. The deceased is a 87-year-old female on St. Croix. Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the family of the deceased.
US Virgin Islands — With active cases and hospitalizations rising throughout the Territory the VI Department of Health (VIDOH) would like to remind Virgin Islanders about the procedures related to isolating and quarantining. Isolation: For individuals with positive test results, regardless of symptoms:
US Virgin Islands — The VI Commissioner of Health is expressing her sincere appreciation to Dr. Jessica Wilson, AeroMD, St. Croix Clinical Laboratory, and Acute Alternative Medical Center who worked diligently with the staff of the Departments of Health and Education to test all Territorial public school teachers, staff and children over the last two days.
US Virgin Islands — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) have teamed up to provide COVID-19 testing for all participants in the Territory’s Head Start Program. Parents are asked to bring their ID and an ID or birth certificate for the child when coming for testing, however no child will be refused testing. COVID-19 Testing will occur on Wednesday, May 4th at the following times and locations: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 9a.m. – 4 p.m. St. Croix