The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program through Aug. 15. If someone person has lost medicine or medical supplies due to the 2017 hurricanes and do not have insurance, he or she may qualify for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and other medical supplies.
Check with your pharmacy or call 855-793-7470 before Aug. 15.
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Senate Vice President Myron D. Jackson, chairperson of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging hosted a meeting in collaboration with the Committee on Sports, Parks and Recreation with representatives from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Friday at the Capitol Building. The purpose was to meet with visiting Japanese and Virgin Islands Olympic officials to consider the participation of the U.S. Virgin Islands in next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the Paralympic Games and the Olympic Town Host Program.
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