Department of Health Issues Temporary Service Schedule Due to COVID-19 Surge

Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)
Artist’s conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 active cases, the Department of Health (DOH) is taking preventative measures to reduce the spread of the virus. In-person services throughout the territory will be temporarily curtailed. Below is the listing of schedule changes as of Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

  • Division of Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Office will be closed to the public.

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to:

The Division will conduct regular office hours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between 8:30 a.m. and noon with virtual services available from 1-5 p.m. on those days.

Document Processing will be conducted on Tuesday and Thursday with the office closed to the public.

  • St. Thomas: Dr. John S. Moorehead Municipal Hospital Complex

Phone: 774-9000

Extensions: 4685, 4686, 4683, and 4681

  • St. Croix: Charles Harwood Complex

Phone: 718-1311; extensions: 3688, 3846 and 3686

If there are any questions or concerns, please reach out to:

There will be no in-person services in either the St. Thomas or St. Croix district.

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to:

Director Deborah Richarson-Peter at 643-8992 or

Deputy Commissioner Hadiyah C. Charles at 227-8370 or

  • Community Health Clinic Services

Clients are being telephoned to reschedule appointments on St. Croix.

On St. Thomas only emergency patients will be seen in the Pre-Natal and Wound Care clinics on St. Thomas. All other patients are being rescheduled.

  • Community Vaccination Centers

St. Croix’s Community Vaccination Center on St. Croix will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., each weekday. It is located at the Nissan Center on St. Croix, which is in La Grande Princesse adjacent to the Honda Dealership and The Paint Shop on the same side of the street as Food Town.

On St. Thomas the Community Vaccination Center will continue to be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This center is at the Community Health Clinic on the 2nd floor, Schneider Regional Medical Center.

As always, the public is advised to schedule an appointment for COVID-19 testing at when symptoms are present.

The public will be advised when the Department of Health will resume its normal operation schedule.