Tag: Schneider Regional Medical Center and Hospital (SRMC)

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 […]

Santa Left Omicron Under The Christmas Tree In The U.S. Virgin Islands This Holiday

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As of Christmas Day, there were 544 active cases of COVID-19 in the territory, the Virgin Islands Department of Health said. It is the highest number of active cases since the start of the pandemic.  There were 240 cases on St. Croix, 296 cases on St. Thomas and 8 cases on St. […]

Schneider Hospital Has Changed Its Visitation Rules As COVID-19 Spreads

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Schneider Hospital has changed its visitation guidelines due to a “rapid increase” in COVID-19 cases, the St. Thomas-based hospital said this afternoon. “Based on the rapid increase in COVID 19 cases on St. Thomas, Schneider Regional Medical Center will immediately restrict visitation to virtual visits only to protect its vulnerable patients […]

BOC: St. Thomas Jail Detainee Who Tested Positive For TB Released From Hospital

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The detainee at the Criminal Justice Center on St. Thomas who tested positive for Tuberculosis (TB) on November 29, 2021, has now been released from the Schneider Regional Medical Center after receiving the necessary treatment and care, the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said today.  The detainee remains in BOC custody. Under […]

Police Investigating After Teen Found Unconscious At Margaritaville Pool: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a female minor was found unconscious near a popular St. Thomas Wyndham resort pool hours after her family members reported her missing Tuesday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Margaritaville Vacation Club in Smith Bay regarding a missing female minor last seen […]

3-Car Accident Temporarily Shuts Down Veteran’s Drive On Sunday Night

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police and emergency personnel responded to a three-car accident on Veteran’s Drive that left at least one person hospitalized late Sunday night. The accident — in which a small SUV, a sedan, and a SUV all collided — temporarily closed the nearby Lucinda A. Millin Home, AllAhWeTV reported on Facebook. “It’s 11:00 […]

Injured Person Taken To Hospital After Car Flips On Veteran’s Drive This Morning

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One person was injured after a vehicle overturned on Veteran’s Drive in St. Thomas shortly before 3 a.m. today, AllAhWeTV reported on Facebook. The extent of the injured person’s injuries is not known. Police and emergency personnel arriving on the accident scene found an overturned sedan in front of the bus stop […]

Health Confirms 2 More COVID Deaths In The Territory, Total Now Stands At 71

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health on Monday confirmed two COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number in the territory to 71. The dead are an 89-year-old man on St. Croix and a 44-year-old woman on St. Thomas, according to a Health Department press release. Territorial Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis said Monday that […]

Territorial Board Decides To Pick New CEOs For Hospitals In St. Thomas And St. Croix

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the permanent positions. The next step […]