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CHRISTIANSTED — June is the month that all attention is on men’s preventive health care. As part of a Congressional health education program, the month of June is celebrated throughout the United States as Men’s Health Month. The Virgin Islands Department of Health routinely joins in this celebration and wants

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ORLANDO — Two Department of Health employees recently received national recognition for their work in vector control at the 85th American Mosquito Control Association annual meeting in Florida. The employees, David Delgado and Aubrey Drummond, each received the Boyz-Ariaz Grass Roots Award, an award that commends non-supervisory field staff and

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Government and other local entities are monitoring a developing public health issue in St. Lucia, where a cruise liner has been quarantined due to a reported measles infection on board. The vessel, named “Freewinds,” is still moored there, and no one has been allowed to

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the period between 1999 and 2018, over 400,000 Americans died as a result of overdoses related to America’s Opioid crisis. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that the epidemic has reached a level where 130 people die every day as a result

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CHRISTIANSTED — Providing young Virgin Islanders with the guidance and resources they need to live the healthiest life possible is a mission that Catherine Arnold Lewis, the Director of the U.S.V.I. Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Division takes seriously. To achieve her mission, Director Lewis organized two community health events

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health is recruiting for free workshops, known as the “Take Charge of Your Health with Chronic Disease Control Program.” This program consists of six workshops that are specifically designed to address issues arising from chronic diseases. If you or someone you love experiences a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) said Emergency Department restroom facilities for patients and staff are now working. The restrooms are adjacent to the ambulance bay with a total of four restrooms including one that is Americans With Disabilities Act compliant, the V.I. Department

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) said it is “pleased” to offer the 2018 Disease Reporting Requirements training for School Nurses & Administrators. As we develop best practices for disease surveillance in the territory, it is important to maintain engagement and readiness

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