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CDC Hurricane Support Offers Post-Hurricane Practical Information for Communities, Displaced People and Responders

There are many potential public health and safety concerns after hurricane impact. Many injuries and illnesses from hurricanes and floods occur during the response and recovery phases.

DOH Reopens 3 Clinics on St. Thomas Post Hurricane

After being affected by Hurricane Irma, the USVI Department of Health announced the reopening of three of its clinics on Tuesday, Sept. 12, on St. Thomas.

Center for Disease Control Gives Tips on Staying Safe After Hurricanes, Flooding

The following is information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) about what to do after a hurricane.

DOH Reopens St. Thomas Prenatal Clinic After Hurricane

To provide services, the prenatal clinic has relocated; it can now be found at the Family Planning Clinic site.

Organizations Join to Sponsor Back to School Day of Prayer

. Pastors and religious leaders are encouraged to pray and intercede on behalf of the Virgin Islands’ students, parents and educational personnel in the territory.

Miracle Babies Support Foundation Gives Generous Gifts to SRMC

This month, the foundation donated a continuous positive airway pressure machine as well as breast pump kits.

Schneider Regional Medical Center Is Repairing Malfunction of Air Conditioning

While some of the necessary parts are already on island, others will need to be shipped from off-island and will take longer to procure.

V.I. Department of Labor Congratulates MEDCERTS Graduates

The Department of Labor family congratulates the 23 participants who have successfully completed their training in the online MEDCERTS Healthcare and IT training programs.

American Cancer Society Thanks Many for Raising $183,000 for Relay For Life Events

The American Cancer Society (ACS) USVI extends its deepest gratitude to residents, businesses, organizations and government agencies for their participation and support of its...

DOH Launches Smoke-Free Campaign

Tobacco products and tobacco smoke contain many harmful chemicals such as acetone, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, formaldehyde, lead, mercury and nicotine.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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