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KINGSHILL — The Department of Health was sharing health information, masks and other giveaways at the Eddie Ortiz Annual Three Kings Tradition Committee’s 20th Children Gift Giveaway this afternoon. The drive-thru event took place at Estate Profit (Machuchal) next to the basketball court starting at 12:00 p.m. today, the VIDOH

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CHRISTIANSTED — Maternal and Child Health staff worked together to safely deliver a baby girl in modular 5 at the Department of Health’s Interim Health Center in Estate Richmond this week. Babies born in this generation can’t say they were born at Charles Harwood, also known as the “old hospital,”

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing on Thursday, Governor Albert Bryan said the victories of two Democratic Senators in Georgia could lead to larger stimulus checks for territorial residents. “With the new composition of the U.S. Senate, there is a likelihood that the $2,000 stimulus proposal that was passed by

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that effective immediately, VITRAN’s St. Croix office will be closed until further notice, due to at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19. “This closure will allow the department to properly disinfect the office to protect employees and clients,” DPW

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Health Department said the territory’s 24th death due to COVID-19 happened over the weekend. “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 24th death related to COVID-19. “The deceased is

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix woman alleges that she was not offered a refund or a response after she took a few bites out of her McDonald’s McBurger Supreme and found that the meat was nearly completely raw. Noellia Prospere, who ordered the value meal combo of the day (McBurger

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Department of Health has had the number of COVID-19 cases on St. John pending for six days now. People on social media were publicly asking the VIDOH how does coronavirus testing “work” on St. John. “Wondering how testing works on St. John?” Jane Porter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands saw a 108 percent increase in COVID-19 cases in late November. So many coronavirus cases, in fact, that the British government has warned its citizens to only travel to the territory if it is “essential.” And people arriving from St. Thomas, St. Croix,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Nine long months after the start of the pandemic, healthcare workers at the Schneider Regional Medical Center were among the first in the territory to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This week alone, hundreds of health care workers across the territory will be the first to take

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CHRISTIANSTED — Nurse practitioners, epidemiologists, registered nurses, and other healthcare staff were among the first Virgin Islanders to receive the much-anticipated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. Minutes after the vaccine shipment was delivered from the Department of Health by the V.I. National Guard, Registered Nurse Hope Bagley delivered the first

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