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Beach Advisory for Oct. 12-16

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 12 – Oct. 16.

Lieutenant Governor Informs Medicare Beneficiaries of 2020 Open Enrollment Procedures

For the safety of beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic, open enrollment sessions will not be held in person. The enrollment deadline is Dec. 7, 2020.

Organizations Join to Donate Emergency Preparedness Kits to V.I. Seniors

AARP Virgin Islands (AARP VI) and the Virgin Islands Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VI VOAD), the St. Croix Long Term Recovery Group, the St. Thomas Recovery Team, and Love City Strong non-profit organizations have collaborated to donate 1,000 emergency preparedness kits to seniors.

Ishmael Hodge Dies

Ishmael Hodge, better known as "Ish," died on Oct. 2 at Roy L. Schneider Regional Hospital on St. Croix.

Ione Chinnery Dies

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the death of our beloved mother, Ione Chinnery, on Sept. 24.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Fundraising to Be Doubled by Donor

Through Pinktober events, Cancer Support VI celebrates women's health and honors those fighting breast cancer, warrior survivors of the disease and those who have lost their battle with it.

Dental Team Advises Public on Diabetes and Oral Health

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it’s important to make sure that you take good care of your oral health.

No Travel Restrictions for Birds Entering the Virgin Islands

While I was in New York City in September, there were a few nights when thousands of birds were expected to fly over on their way south – many of them heading towards the Caribbean. More birds than people it seems, as a number of islands are still not welcoming visitors.

Leonardo Emanuel Joshua Jr. Dies

Leonardo Emanuel Joshua Jr., better known as “Sports,” passed away on Monday, Oct. 5, at Roy L. Schneider Hospital.

Joan Sonia Blake-Moore Dies at 69

It is with great sadness the family of Joan Sonia Blake-Moore announces her passing on Sept. 30 on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, at the age of 69.