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Schneider Regional Medical Center Lifts Restrictions on Elective and Outpatient Procedures

Staff Consortium | May 19, 2020

Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) announced today it is lifting the temporary restrictions placed on elective surgeries and outpatient procedures. As the nation is reopening and moving back to normal operations, SRMC said it is prepared to begin scheduling non-high risk patients for outpatient and electives procedures. The hospital said the U.S. Virgin Islands  has experienced relatively low and stable incidences of COVID-19, that have allowed SRMC the flexibility to resume these services for patients needing non- emergent or non-COVID-19 related care. “This is great news for patients who have placed their care plans on hold due to COVID-19,” said Dr. Luis Amaro, Interim CEO of SRMC. “Our team is ready to deliver safe, quality healthcare services to all patients. We will continue to follow all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…

FEMA Approves More Than $10 Million for Design of…

Staff Consortium | May 14, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program has approved $11,979,526…

Lt. Gov. Roach Reminds Medicare Beneficiaries of Coronavirus…

Staff Consortium | April 24, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach is reminding Medicare beneficiaries that coronavirus tests can be…

St. Croix Mosquito Project Discontinued as Planned;…

Staff Consortium | April 18, 2020

The Virgin Islands Department of Health said Friday that as of April 8, due to delays brought about…

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BVI Turns Away Ship Over Coronavirus Concerns

Staff Consortium | February 27, 2020

THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — The Government of the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday blocked a ship from docking at its port over concerns that persons on the vessel may have been in regions with ...

Eagle Scout Candidate Launches Cancer Awareness Campaign

Staff Consortium | February 17, 2020

ST. CROIX — Nbiko Bowry, a Life Scout with the Boy Scouts of America Troop 7227, has launched a public awareness campaign to advocate for annual screening for the early detection, intervention and p...

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