Tag: Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL)

Bryan Meets with Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team About Path Forward

DIAMOND RUBY —  Governor Albert Bryan met with the Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team (THRT) for a status on the completion of the temporary hospital (JFL North) on St. Croix. The temporary facility is in its final phase of construction with the mechanical building, which will house essential life and safety support functions crucial to the […]

Prenatal Ward At Juan F. Luis Hospital Shut Down Due To Cleanliness Concerns Of Staff

CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital closed its prenatal ward two weeks ago and moved it to the post-partum unit of the medical facility, the Juan F. Luis Hospital management said Saturday. Concerns with the cleanliness of its Labor and Delivery (L&D) unit of the hospital were reported by the staff on duty the […]

Tips For How To Have A Happy And Safe Easter Weekend From The JFL Hospital Staff

CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL Hospital) wants to promote safety guidelines and provide tips for community members venturing out for the upcoming Easter weekend.  Before setting up camp, JFL Hospital wants to remind all participants of some general safety tips and guidelines to prepare for camping on the beach to […]

Health Department Confirms 110th COVID-19 Death In The Territory

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health has confirmed the 110th death related to COVID-19 in the territory since the pandemic began in March 2020. The deceased is a 77-year-old man on St. Croix, according to Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion speaking at Government House’s COVID-19 update this afternoon. “The entire Department of Health family […]

Police Investigating Minor Shot In Estate Whim Early Monday: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on St. Croix early Monday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center reported a discharging of shots in Estate Whim at 2:16 a.m.., where a female reported that her minor son was shot in the foot, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Officers […]

U.S. Virgin Islands COVID-19 Death Toll Now Stands At 105: VIDOH

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed the 105th COVID-related death in a statement issued at 10:57 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was identified as an 89-year-old man on St. Croix, according to the VIDOH. Health officials continue to urge residents to get vaccinated, noting that the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness and […]

Police Investigating Shooting Of Man Driving Near Strawberry Hill On Wednesday Night: VIPD

KINGSHILL — Police are investigating after a motorist said he was followed by a silver sedan from the Sunny Isle Shopping Center area and shot while driving late Wednesday night. The victim said he noticed a heavily-tinted silver Acura TL with no license plate started following him after he left a relative’s house at Peppertree […]

Health Department Confirms 103rd and 104th Deaths From COVID-19 In The USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed the territory’s 104th COVID-19 related death on Monday. The department said the latest coronavirus victim was a 68-year-old woman on St. Thomas. Health said Sunday that the 103rd victim of the virus was a 57-year-old man on St. Thomas. “Prayers and support to those who […]

Health Department Confirms 3 More Deaths From COVID During Omicron Surge

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health has confirmed three more deaths related to COVID-19 in the territory — two on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix. After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s […]

Infant With COVID Fights For Life At SRMC In St. Thomas For 1 Week And Counting

CHRISTIANSTED — Ten people are currently hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the territory’s two main hospitals, officials said this afternoon. Speaking at the weekly COVID-19 press conference at Government House, Dr. Tai Hunte-Caesar said that seven people are currently in the ICU at the Schneider Regional Medical Center in St. Thomas and three […]