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Baha’is to Commemorate Beginning of Their Faith on May 23

The Bahá’í Faith began with the mission of two divine messengers, The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh. The Báb was the Herald who prepared the way for the coming of Bahá’u’lláh.

DOH’s Mental Health Services on St. Thomas Relocate to SRMC

Outpatient client services for St. Croix are provided in two clinics located on St. Croix: Charles Harwood Memorial Complex and the Ingeborg-Nesbitt Frederiksted Clinic

American Academy of HIV Medicine Gives Nurse Practitioner Janette Bowers New Certification

Currently, only two providers in the V.I. are certified HIV providers; Bowers joins Dr. Barbara McDonald at St. Thomas East End Clinic as a specialist in HIV care.

Long-Term Recovery Groups Help Address Unmet Needs of Virgin Islanders

Long-Term Recovery Groups (LTRG) will continue to bring people together to support grassroots recovery efforts and find solutions for some of the major challenges Virgin Islanders continue to face after the disasters.

Sorority Combats Heart Disease, Encourages Community to Wear Red on Feb. 3

Members of the sorority will unite in showing their support for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® movement as they wear red and distribute information on heart disease.
Shaun Pennington

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: On Walking, Trekking and Self Care

For the almost 30 years that I thought of myself as a “runner” I looked down my nose at walkers. But a meniscus tear caused me to reevaluate walking as a road to cardiovascular fitness – and more.

Health Department Urges Community to Get the Flu Shot, Not the Flu

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week -- a reminder that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine.

Durable Medical Equipment Arrives for Hurricane Survivors in Need

FODAC, which supplies durable medical equipment free of charge to people with disabilities, access and functional needs, is partnering with FEMA to get this vital equipment delivered to survivors in the Virgin Islands.

HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured V.I. Residents Needing Medicine

The program pays for prescription medications for people without health insurance who are affected by disasters. Thirteen pharmacies in the territory participate in EPAP.

Emergency Prescription Assistance Available in USVI as of Nov. 1

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has activated the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP) to help residents of the USVI get medicine, medical supplies, medical equipment and vaccines.

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