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CHRISTIANSTED — Mother and child health during COVID-19 is the focus of a Zoom meeting planned for tonight by the Virgin Islands Department of Health. “As we continue to endure the effects of COVID-19 within our community, the Project LAUNCH Program under MCH is encouraged to remain steadfast and creative

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services said Monday that they are immediately closing the Mars Hill Head Start location to staff (students have not been attending in person) and pausing food distribution until Thursday, March 4, 2021. The Department of Human Services has activated its COVID-19 mitigation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Frontline healthcare workers at the Schneider Regional Medical Center continued their efforts to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Virgin Islands Department of Health along with SRMC received

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ATLANTA — Fewer than 7,000 people reported having side effects from COVID-19 vaccines after the first 13.7 million doses were administered in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Of the 6,994 people who said they had side effects between December 14 and January 13,

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CHRISTIANSTED — During Tuesday’s Government House weekly press briefing, Territorial Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis provided details about monoclonal antibodies treatments that are available to some residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and that have proven to be 100 percent effective in preventing the progression of the virus’ symptoms. The treatments

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CHRISTIANSTED — One Health Department peace officer and two security guards confronted a coconut vendor in the parking lot of Kmart at the Sunny Isle Shopping Center late this morning. A crowd of people gathered late this morning in the south end of the Kmart parking lot to hear the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man whose body was prepared at a funeral home in St. Thomas made the journey back to his home island in a casket on the boat he used to pilot. Captain Ceneca E. Lindo, 36, died in a motorcycle accident in Estate Adrian on

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Health Department confirmed Wednesday that a 76-year-old St. Croix resident’s death is related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “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 twenty-fifth death

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan said that 10,000 stimulus checks for a total of $9.5 million have been printed and put in the mail to go out to Virgin Islanders. Bryan also announced that the Bureau of Internal Revenue has established a hotline

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CRUz BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community that there have been occurrences of COVID-19 at the Leander Jurgen Command located in St. John. “Some employees may have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. The VIPD will temporarily close

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