DOH Issues Temporary Service Schedule Due to COVID-19 Surge

US Virgin Islands — Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 active cases the Department of Health is taking preventative measures to reduce the spread of the virus. In-person services throughout the Territory will be temporarily curtailed. Below is the listing of schedule changes as of Wednesday, December 29, 2021.

  • Division of Environmental Health
    The Environmental Health Office will be closed to the public. All staff will remain at home until 1/10/21. Office staff will provide support from home and inspections will only be conducted on an emergency basis.
  • Vital Statistics and Records
    The Division will conduct regular office hours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between 8:30-12:00 noon with virtual services available from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on those days. Document Processing will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday with the office closed to the public as usual. Employees will work from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the office and will continue process work from home on those afternoons.
  • Professional Licensure & Health Planning
    No services will be available will be available through the St. Thomas Office. All inquiries are to be made through the St. Croix Office at 340-773-1311ext. _____ .
  • Community Health Clinic Services
    Clients are being telephoned to reschedule appointments on St. Croix. On St. Thomas only emergency patients will be seen in the Pre-Natal and Wound Care clinics on St. Thomas. All other patients are being rescheduled.
  • Community Vaccine Centers
    St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center on St. Croix will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each weekday. It is located at the Nissan Center on St. Croix which is in La Grande Princesse, adjacent to the Honda Dealership and The Paint Shop, on the same side of the street as Food Town. On St. Thomas the Community Vaccination Center will continue to be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This center is located at the Community Health Clinic on the 2nd floor at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

As always, the public is advised to schedule an appointment for COVID-19 testing when symptoms are present. Please call (340) 777-8227 or visit www.covid19usvi.com/vaccines.

The public will be advised when the Department of Health will resume its normal operation schedule.