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July 30th, 2023
Take regular baths, avoid protein-heavy meals during heatwave- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is urging the Virgin Islands (VI) community to stay cool, hydrated, and healthy as the VI and the Caribbean region continues to experience a blistering heatwave.

July 26th, 2023
Hike for the Cure delivers ‘healthy start’ to 2023 Walk for the Cure campaign

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, 25 July 2023 – More than 100 registrants participated in Hike for the Cure in the Mount Healthy/Brewers Bay area on Sunday, July 16, 2023, helping to raise $2660 for the Walk for the Cure fund.

July 24th, 2023
Dr Dierdra D. Wheatley-Peters is new HR Manager of BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has announced the appointment of a new Human Resources Manager, Dierdra D. Wheatley-Peters, PhD.

July 11th, 2023
'Self-isolate if you have COVID-19'- Dr Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronald E. Georges is advising persons to self-isolate if they have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease.

July 8th, 2023
Healthcare not a cost, but investment in people of VI– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has called for healthcare to be viewed as an investment in the people of the VI and development of the territory, rather than it being viewed as a cost.

July 7th, 2023
GoFundMe for paralysed JvD teen surpasses $50K

WHITE BAY, Jost van Dyke, VI– Donors from the Virgin Islands and around the world have raised over $50,000.00 to cover the medical bills of Jost van Dyke teen Elijah Chinnery, who suffered a broken vertebrate and paralysis as a result of a swimming incident at White Bay, Jost van Dyke on June 30, 2023.

July 3rd, 2023
Injured JvD teen on recovery road despite irreversible spinal injury

FORTH LAUDERDALE, Florida, USA – The Jost van Dyke teen who reportedly suffered a broken vertebrate and paralysis as a result of a swimming incident at White Bay, Jost van Dyke on June 30, 2023, is now on the road to recovery having been transferred to the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for surgery and treatment.

June 26th, 2023
Over $700K funding was secured to house VI’s mentally ill– Hon Penn

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– In light of a spate of recent crimes committed by persons with perceived mental illnesses in the Virgin Islands (VI), Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), who shadows issues relating to health and social development in the VI, has called for provisions to be made for not only unproductive people suffering from mental illnesses but also productive members of society who face such challenges locally.

June 14th, 2023
'Men still uncomfortable discussing their problems openly'- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- From Monday, June 12 to Sunday, June 18, 2023, the Virgin Islands (VI) will be observing Men’s Mental Health Week, with the aims of prioritising Men’s health, encouraging them to seek preventive care, and engaging in conversations about important health issues. This is according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9).

June 8th, 2023
Road Town, Purcell Estate & East End declared 'mosquito hotspots’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called upon to do what it takes to reduce all local mosquito breeding sites, as the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season gets underway in the VI.

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