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Press releases, news, announcements, statements and other public information from VITEMA.

 

  • Beach Advisory (March 25, 2022)

    Mar 25, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Princess (Condo Row) on St. Croix. Water quality unknown: Cane Bay, Dorsch Beach, Frederiksted Public Beach, Gentle Winds, Pelican Cove (Comorant), Rainbow Beach, and Stony Ground on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (March 18, 2022)

    Mar 18, 2022
    All beaches are considered to be safe for swimming or fishing. But please note, samples could not be collected from Cane Bay on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (March 11, 2022)

    Mar 11, 2022
    All St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island beaches are considered safe for swimming or fishing. Samples were not collected on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (March 4, 2022)

    Mar 4, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Great Cruz Bay on St. John, and Honeymoon Beach on Water Island.
  • Beach Advisory (February 25, 2022)

    Feb 25, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Great Cruz Bay on St. John.
  • Beach Advisory (February 18, 2022)

    Feb 18, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Great Cruz Bay on St. John.
  • Beach Advisory (January 28, 2022)

    Jan 28, 2022
    All beaches are considered to be safe for swimming or fishing, but no samples could be collected from the following beaches: Gentle Winds on St. Croix and Morningstar on St. Thomas.
  • Beach Advisory (January 21, 2022)

    Jan 21, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Water Bay on St. Thomas.
  • Beach Advisory (January 14, 2022)

    Jan 14, 2022
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Great Cruz Bay on St. John; Halfpenny Beach on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (December 17, 2021)

    Dec 17, 2021
    Many beaches are considered to be safe for swimming or fishing, but no samples could be collected from the following beaches: St. Croix and St. John.
  • Beach Advisory (December 10, 2021)

    Dec 10, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Water Bay on St. Thomas; Shoy’s on St. Croix; Great Cruz Bay on St. John.
  • Beach Advisory (December 3, 2021)

    Dec 3, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Lindbergh Bay, Brewer’s Bay and Water Bay on St. Thomas; Dorch Beach, Frederiksted Public Beach, Rainbow Beach, Cane Bay, Gentle Winds, Buccaneer and Shoy’s on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (November 24, 2021)

    Nov 24, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Coki Point and Bluebeard’s Beach on St. Thomas. Princess (Condo Row), New Fort (Ft. Louise Augusta), and Shoy’s on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (November 19, 2021)

    Nov 19, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Water Bay on St. Thomas, Princess (Condo Row) on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (November 12, 2021)

    Nov 12, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Bluebeard’s Beach on St. Thomas; Shoy’s and Princess (Condo Row) on St. Croix; Cruz Bay on St. John.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Hotline to Close for Holiday

    Nov 8, 2021
    COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Hotline to close on Thursday, November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day.
  • Beach Advisory (November 6, 2021)

    Nov 6, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Bluebeard’s Beach on St. Thomas; Protestant Cay and Princess (Condo Row) on St. Croix.
  • Beach Advisory (October 29, 2021)

    Oct 29, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Cruz Bay and Frank Bay on St. John; Bluebeard’s Beach and Lindbergh Bay on St. Thomas.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Hotline to Close for Holiday

    Oct 26, 2021
    The COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Hotline (340-777-8227) will be closed on Monday, November 1st in observance of Liberty Day / D. Hamilton Jackson Day.
  • Beach Advisory (October 22, 2021)

    Oct 22, 2021
    Not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing: Cruz Bay, Frank Bay, Oppenheimer, Great Cruz Bay, and Johnson Bay on St. John; Water Bay on St. Thomas.