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VI Department of Health to Present Comprehensive Cancer Plan at Second Annual Cancer Summit

St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Division, in partnership with the USVI Cancer Coalition, is hosting the second annual USVI Cancer Summit to present the Territory’s first comprehensive plan to improve access to cancer care and to expand education and outreach. The summit

St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Division, in partnership with the USVI Cancer Coalition, is hosting the second annual USVI Cancer Summit to present the Territory’s first comprehensive plan to improve access to cancer care and to expand education and outreach. The summit

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health invites the public to provide comment on its Title V Block Grant, Maternal Child (MCH) and Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Fiscal Year 2025 application. The department is responsible for administering the Title V Block Grant within the MCH

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is proud to announce that the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training Program (DoD-IRT) delivered $2.25 million in medical services to residents during the USVI Wellness Fair held territorywide June 1 – 8, 2024. According to DoD-IRT data, the medical mission

St. Thomas, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health is advising the public that some of its St. Thomas offices will close at 1 p.m. today due to an extended power outage. Offices closing at 1 p.m. today include Environmental Health and Vital Records and Statistics located at

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health, today, received reports of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 from both of the Territory’s hospitals. VI Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion is reminding the public that COVID-19 is still circulating in the Territory, especially now with an influx of summer visitors. The Juan

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – VI Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion is encouraging the community to remain vigilant as the latest data shows a small increase in dengue cases this month, according to the VI Department of Health’s Epidemiology Division. As of Monday, the Epidemiology Division is reporting 10 dengue cases territory-wide

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Maternal, Child Health, and Community Health clinics on St. Croix will fully reopen at the Caribe Home Center on Monday, June 17. The clinics had temporarily relocated to the parking lot at Caribe Home Center and then to the

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – VI Health Commissioner Justa “Tita” Encarnacion is urging parents to begin and maintain their children’s vaccination schedules as the VI Department of Health continues to monitor measles outbreaks across the US mainland and the Caribbean region. “We are very concerned about the low childhood vaccine rate

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health, today, began the demolition of the Charles Harwood Memorial Complex’s main campus, continuing its work to prepare the site for the construction of a new state-of-the-art public health facility on St. Croix. “We would like to thank you (the

St. Croix, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Maternal, Child Health and Community Health clinics on St. Croix are temporarily relocating its operations to the University of the Virgin Islands campus while its offices at the former Caribe Home Center undergoes repairs and maintenance. Beginning Wednesday through