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University of Miami’s Prestigious Miller School of Medicine Launches Heart Health Initiative in the USVI

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The US Virgin Islands suffers some of the worst rates of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in the United States. With more than 40 percent of healthcare positions vacant, the Territory also experiences significant health care workforce shortages – and a majority of caregivers in the territory hail

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The US Virgin Islands suffers some of the worst rates of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in the United States. With more than 40 percent of healthcare positions vacant, the Territory also experiences significant health care workforce shortages – and a majority of caregivers in the territory hail

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Board of Physical Therapy will hold an emergency Board meeting on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 7:30 a.m. via Zoom. The Office of Professional Licensure and Health Planning is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: VI BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EMERGENCY MEETING Time: Jan

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – This month, the VI Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records and Statistics (VRS) took its first significant step in towards its goal of going fully digital by March of this year, with the full implementation of a live birth module that allows VI hospitals to

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Department of Health’s Epidemiology and Laboratory Divisions are expanding pediatric lead screening to the St. Thomas-St. John District in a continuing effort to develop a baseline of exposure for children 0 to 6 years old – the most vulnerable population. “This extension is part of

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and VI Department of Health will hold a press conference on Monday, January 29th, to announce a unique partnership with the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. The press conference will be held at 11 a.m. from Government House,

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The VI Board of Dental Examiners will hold its quarterly Board meeting on Friday, January 26, 2024, at 7:30 a.m. via Zoom. To join the Zoom meeting, please log on to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81195621290pwd=TC96OVhwZmpyRjhoRUQwTnhHc0kw QT09 Meeting ID: 811 9562 1290 Passcode: 731970 • +1 929 205 6099 US (New

ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Acting Health Commissioner Reuben Molloy is urging the public to be vigilant as seasonal viruses and COVID-19 circulate in the Territory. This call is particularly pertinent following the influx of visitors during the holidays. “We are receiving more and more calls about the flu and

ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion is pleased to announce that the VI Department of Health has surpassed its initial goal of screening at least 1,000 St. Croix children aged zero to six for lead exposure. The lead screening effort was in response to the local

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Friday, December 1st marks the 35th observance of World AIDS Day, a significant occasion where the VI Department of Health stands in solidarity with the global community to remember, raise awareness, and renew commitments to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030. This day serves as a

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – As flu season approaches, the VI Department of Health is urging residents to prioritize their well-being by getting vaccinated against the flu virus, especially the elderly and young children who are the most susceptible to severe flu-related complications. “Flu season typically peaks during the fall and