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Visiting Nurses Provide Free COVID Tests for STT Seniors

Traveling nurses from Arkansas-based Pafford Medical Services go door to door Saturday giving residents free throat swab tests for COVID-19. (Photo by Patricia Borns, courtesy of the V.I. Housing Authority)

The Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control joined forces Saturday with the Virgin Islands Housing Authority and the Michaels Organization, which manages the senior home, to perform free COVID-19 tests to the residents of Celestino A. White Senior Citizens Residence on St. Thomas. Those tests were the culmination of a weeklong effort to protect the territory’s most at-risk residents.

One of the traveling nurses from Arkansas-based Pafford Medical Services on Saturday reaches out to a resident of the Celestino White Senior Citizens Residence. (Photo by Patricia Borns, provided by the V.I. Housing Authority)
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