VIDOL: State Of Emergency 'Social Distancing' Policy In Effect For COVID-19

VIDOL: State Of Emergency ‘Social Distancing’ Policy In Effect For COVID-19

CHRISTIANSTED — The COVID-19 State of Emergency social distancing policy, recommended by the Office of the Governor, local and global health officials, has been implemented by the Department of Labor in order to limit the possible transmission of the Coronavirus.

The VIDOL will be open to the public and there will be the following limits set to occupancy of common areas:

1. There is a maximum capacity limit set to minimize the number of clients in the lobby at a time.

2. There is a maximum capacity of the resource rooms vary by district at this time. For more information on capacity detail call the Department before visiting in person.

There will also be limits set to available services, outside of Unemployment Insurance. If possible, clients are encouraged to use the website to obtain information and find resources.

Please call to find out the volume of clients and safeguard your health by maintaining social distancing.

Requests for various services will require consideration after the State of Emergency social distancing recommendations expire on April 6, 2020.

For more information on these procedures, please visit or call the Department Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM on St. Thomas 340-776-3700 or on St. Croix 340-773-1994.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Virgin Islands Department of Health’s website at or text COVID19USVI to 888777 or contact the Department of Health at 340-712-6299 on St. Croix or 340-776-1519 on St. Thomas.