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VIDOH Confirms 114th COVID-19 Related Death

The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirms the territory’s 114th death related to COVID-19 after investigating cause of death and notifying next of kin. The deceased is an 87-year-old male on St. Thomas. Commissioner Encarnacion would like to share condolences from the entire Department of Health to the deceased’s family.

The VIDOH reminds the public that getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and death. To schedule an appointment for a vaccine or booster, please call (340) 777-8227 or visit covid19usvi.com/vaccines. Walk-ins are also accepted at our Community Vaccination Centers.

As a reminder, St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center is located at Charles Harwood Memorial Complex. On St. Thomas, the Community Vaccination Center is located at the Community Health Clinic on the 2nd floor at the Schneider Regional Medical Center. Vaccines and boosters continue to be available for individuals of all ages on St. John at the pop-up in the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) Gravel Lot on Wednesdays between 1:00 p.m., and 4 p.m. Testing is also done at this same site between 12:00 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Parents seeking pediatric vaccines for their children aged 5 to 11 on St. Thomas can obtain vaccines at the Maternal, Child Health Clinic in the Elanco Building on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (340) 777-8227. Parents or guardians need to bring identification for themselves and the child and the child’s birth certificate.

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