In an abundance of caution, while DHS works with the Department of Health to get other Kingshill staff tested, that facility will remain closed.
ProHealth received its allocated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17, and by 2 p.m., the majority of the staff were already vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
Nurses, doctors and even one of the territory’s most well-known physicians, Dr. Alfred Heath, took the historic step in the world’s unprecedented undertaking to control and end the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has received $100,000 from Kym Rapier, a longtime philanthropist and cancer survivor.
The lieutenant governor has announced that health insurance companies authorized to conduct business in the territory are required to waive any cost-sharing for COVID-19 vaccinations, including deductibles, co-insurance and co-payments.
The V.I. Department of Health clinics on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John will be closed on Friday, Dec. 18, for clinical staff professional development training.
The Community Resiliency Project support teams are available to listen if residents want to talk with someone about how this pandemic is affecting them, and it will provide referrals for services and resources.
The JFL team is very happy to be the recipients of these gifts and cherishes the support of these organizations as it continues to remain committed to fulfilling its mission
The following is an article written by Dr. Vazquez Roque of the Mayo Clinic. He writes about food sensitivities and how they may affect gut barrier function. It was submitted by Frederiksted Health Care Inc.
The Virgin Islands Department of Health has implemented new temporary hours of operation for processing of food handler/health cards.