One Health V.I.
On the latest episode of One Health V.I., Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative that will improve the territory's healthcare system.
Vaccine eligibility for residents over the age of 16 will begin on March 1, according to Daryl Jaschen, director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.
The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee moved six nominations forward to the full Senate on Thursday.
Pity poor, long-suffering marron bacora, a.k.a. Solanum conocarpum. Today a handful can be found clinging to life in St. John's dry, eastern regions.
A soft call to action over the last four months will grow louder in the next few months as the organizers of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s anti-racism series outline plans and gather advocates to help dismantle racism in the Virgin Islands.
A major fire near the H Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay in the British Virgin Islands has impacted air quality on St. John and St. Thomas, USVI, with residents of both islands reporting they smell smoke.
The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation is creating a Territorial Comprehensive Outdoor Recreational Plan that Commissioner Calvert White told lawmakers is the initial step to securing annual funding for recreational projects throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Teen Dating, Violence, Awareness and Prevention Month has been observed every February since 2010, highlighting a problem that is all too common.
ONE HEALTH V.I. EPISODES
One Health V.I. Episode 1 – Telehealth Services in the Virgin Islands
On this episode of One Health V.I., Dr. Donna Christensen, physician and former V.I. Delegate to Congress, joins Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., to discuss implementing telehealth services in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 2 – Reconstruction of the Territory’s Hospitals
Darryl Smalls, Vice President of Facilities for the Schneider Regional Medical Center and Juan F. Luis Hospital, provides an update on the renovations and construction of the territory's hospital facilities.
One Health V.I. Episode 3 – Association Health Plans
Julia Sheen, Health and Human Services policy advisor to Governor Albert Bryan Jr., speaks with Omar Haedo, president of Elan Insurance Group, about plans to offer health insurance options to Virgin Islands small businesses and their employees.
One Health V.I. Episode 4 – Integrating Fire and EMS Services
Lisle Evelyn, assistant director for Medical Services at the V.I. Fire Service, discusses how integrating Fire Service and the Department of Health's EMS could save lives in the territory.
One Health V.I. Episode 5 – Implementing the Health Information Exchange
The HIE will allow healthcare providers and patients to securely access and share a patient’s vital medical information via an electronic transmission – improving the speed, quality, safety, and cost of patient care.
One Health V.I. Episode 6 – The Healthier Horizons Initiative
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. discusses the Healthier Horizons initiative, which aims to expand access to healthcare, provide better services and improve the V.I.'s healthcare infrastructure.