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Human Services Ends In-Person Services For SNAP, MAP Offices On St. Croix After COVID-19 Exposure

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services announced today that they are immediately closing the SNAP and MAP offices at the Mars Hill location in St. Croix due to a positive COVID-19 exposure of a staff member.

The Offices will be closed from Tuesday, March 2, 2021 and will reopen later in the week. Clients can still contact the St. Croix SNAP and MAP offices at:

• (340) 772-7100 ext. 7113 – Special Services or ext. 7114 for Eligibility and Enrollment
• (340) 773-7100 ext. 7018, 7017 or 7192

Applications can still be brought to the Mars Hill location and placed in the drop boxes outside.

The Department of Human Services has activated its COVID-19 mitigation protocols to address confirmed COVID-19 cases among staff.

All staff in the DHS Mars Hill Offices have been notified to ensure their safety while DHS follows HIPAA guidelines to safeguard everyone’s confidentiality.

The Department of Health is working to ensure that all close contacts are notified, are in quarantine and tested accordingly.

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