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Government to Give Away $1 Million Through Vaccine Lottery

Starting July 6, the V.I. government will give away $100,000 per week for 10 weeks to fully vaccinated residents.

Residents Speak out at Virtual Town Hall on Limetree Refinery

Some 300 people attending a virtual town hall Thursday had three words for officials investigating the Limetree Bay refinery – "Shut it down!" Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did just that.

EPA Attempts to Clarify Air Quality Monitoring Confusion

As reports of noxious odors and health effects at the west end of St. Croix entered a second week, the V.I. government, Limetree Bay refinery, and the Environmental Protection Agency each began conducting hunts to find out the cause.

Health Reports 27 New COVID Cases; V.I. Gets More Stimulus Money

COVID-19 is still alive in the U.S. Virgin Islands, with 27 new cases recorded across the territory over the past three days.

American Rescue Act Adds Stimulus Payments, Relief for the Territory

Heralding the newly passed American Rescue Act as “landmark” federal legislation, Government House officials detailed Monday what local residents can expect in terms of new relief, including the third round of stimulus payments.

Health Department Website Open for COVID Vaccine Appointments

The opening of public COVID vaccine centers on St. Thomas and St. Croix has increased the access residents 16 years old and older have to the vaccine. Taking it a step further, the government has now made available an online option for booking an appointment.

COVID Restrictions Eased for Bars, Beaches, Restaurants, Taxis

COVID restrictions are easing for bars, beaches, restaurants and taxis, allowing for later hours and more capacity, according to officials.

Antibody Treatments Slowing COVID Symptoms

Monoclonal antibody treatments approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in November are helping slow down the progression of COVID-19 symptoms.

Health Prepping to Vaccinate 50K Residents by July 1

The territory should soon be able to offer vaccine access to all eligible residents and is preparing to vaccinate 50,000 by July 1, according to Health Department officials.
During his coronavisus update Monday, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. says federal economic stimulus checks could be released late next week.

Bryan: Phased Reopening Will Help USVI Learn ‘How to Live’ with Coronavirus

The phased reopening of the U.S. Virgin Islands began Monday, but progress depends on how well people adhere to the safety measures, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said Monday during his news conference on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic.





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