Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Health

USVI Native Yassin Hall Bringing Awareness On Mental Health to Caribbean African-Americans

ATLANTA — “This is me giving you my true authentic self unapologetically,” said Yassin Hall as she stood before those attending her latest book launch before taking the spotlight off of herself to make attendees a part of the conversation. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Day which falls on October 10, Hall is showing that […]

Health Department: Protect Yourself From Smoke At Anguilla Landfill Fire

FREDERIKSTED — The ongoing after effects resulting from the weekend fire at the Angullla Landfill have prompted health concerns for many St. Croix residents. In response to those worries, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is issuing the following health recommendations. Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion has expressed her concern for the health of the St. […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Health Department Prepares For Measles Outbreak

CHRISTIANSTED — Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers on St. Croix are advised of an important training update on measles to be held at the Juan F. Luis Hospital at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow. Doctors and other health care providers, including school nurses or administrators, are strongly urged to attend so that the health care response […]