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Seaview to Close Residential Units in Two Weeks; D.H.S. Working With Facility to Relocate Patients

Staff Consortium | January 17, 2020

ST. THOMAS — The Consortium on Thursday learned that the Seaview Nursing Home, facing a myriad of issues from an aging facility to financial constraints, is set to close next week. The publication was informed of the impending closure by a person with knowledge of the matter, prompting the Consortium to reach out to Dept. of Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez Thursday afternoon for comment. On Friday, the commissioner announced that D.H.S. is working closely with the Sea View Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility as they close their residential services to severely disabled adults and senior citizens on January 30. Although Sea View’s formal relationship with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ended on or about January 30, 2016 and Sea View was decertified as a Skilled Nursing Facility, Dr. Alfred Heath, owner…

Bryan Introduces Legislation Aimed at Reforming the…

Staff Consortium | January 16, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan has submitted legislation to the 33rd Legislature to overhaul and reform the territory’s…

Dept. of Health to Virgin Islanders: Get Your Flu…

Staff Consortium | January 15, 2020

The 2019-2020 flu season is well underway nationally and territorially, and the Virgin Islands Department…

D.E.A. Arrests Two Individuals In Connection With…

Staff Consortium | January 14, 2020

On November 4, 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) warned the public about fatal victims…

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