Topic: Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: smaduro-skelton
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 - 11:24am
The public is notified that ‘Operation Protect Each Other’ Vaccination Drive continues this week on the Festival Grounds. Persons can come out today July 27 through Saturday July 31 to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. Individuals are also encouraged to walk in or carpool, have a Government ID and wear short sleeves tops to receive their vaccines. Let us all do our part to keep our Territory safe.
The Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed that no variants of concern or variants of interest were identified in the results of 37 OVID-19 samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for genetic typing.
This guide contains important information on what to do when burying a loved one whose death is related to COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands. It contains a step-by-step process for registering the death, getting approval for the final resting place, the viewing of loved ones and the funeral service.