86.8 F
Cruz Bay
Thursday, July 25, 2024
HomeNewsArchivesHealth to Hold Seminar on Dengue Fever

Health to Hold Seminar on Dengue Fever

Dec. 5, 2007 – The Department of Health will host a seminar on dengue fever with specialists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan Dengue Branch. The seminar is coordinated by the Department's Office of Public Health; Bureau of Health Education, Territorial Epidemiologist; Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Schneider Regional Medical Center. It will be held from 8-10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at the Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute's auditorium, according to a press release from Health.
Health Commissioner Vivian I. Ebbesen-Fludd invites all healthcare providers to attend the seminar, which she says will provide public health professionals with strategies for handling a dengue outbreak and provide clinical information on dengue treatment and management. Attendees will receive CME/CEU credits.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.