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CHRISTIANSTED — As part of his Healthier Horizons Initiative, Governor Albert Bryan today launched the USVI Telehealth Provider Survey to determine how ready local doctors and healthcare providers are to use technology to extend their reach beyond traditional clinical settings. Telehealth includes options such as video doctor visits and remote patient

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion issued a Public Health Order today prohibiting live bands at outdoor events and clarifying guidelines for DJ performances and food and alcohol sales.   The Order prohibits live bands at outdoor events from Saturday, October 10, through Friday, November 6 and sets parameters for DJ performances.   Commissioner Encarnacion

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CHRISTIANSTED —  In response to inquiries from residents about the status of evictions between landlords and renters, Government House said it “would like to clarify what the situation currently is.” Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s order suspending the provisions of Title 28, Chapter 13 of the Virgin Islands Code, relating to landlord-tenant

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly press briefing to update residents about the status of the COVID-19 virus in the territory, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta, Jr. was joined by Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez, who announced a second round of P-EBT benefits, and Division of Personnel Director Dayna Clendinen, who announced

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Virgin Islands family has been grieving the loss of a loved one after the 20th death from COVID-19 was confirmed this weekend. A 57-year-old man on St. Thomas was the victim, the Virgin Islands Department of Health said Sunday. VIDOH provided no other details and none

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is urging compliance with the protocols and guidelines that have been established to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. The statement comes after the first week of the return of leisure travel to St. Thomas, St. John and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two cars stolen from the Department of Health headquarters in St. Croix on Friday were recovered by police the same day because the vehicles had GPS-tracking devices in them, authorities said. Jeremy I. Allen, 25, of Peter’s Rest, was arrested at 5:01 p.m. Friday and charged with unauthorized

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said that all parents and guardians of children who attended schools that participated in the federally funded, School Lunch Program need to call  the P-EBT Hotline if they have not received the P-EBT card or cards they were expecting for children enrolled

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SANTO DOMINGO — When it comes to the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has the most cases by far, 110,122 cases as of today. But when you look at per capita data, the Dominican Republic actually trails the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to MJS

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said during his weekly press conference on Monday that the pilot phase for COVID testing at the territory’s airports began over the weekend. In June, the V.I. Department of Tourism created a portal where travelers can upload negative tests prior to travel into the

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