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School for Students with Autism and Developmental ....

Pictured outside Coral Reef Academy (left to right) are Director James Osgood, Ed.S., a Nationally Certified School Psychologist; Andrea Shillingford, Special Education Teacher; Allison Buchanan,

St. Croix’s Beeston Hill Health and Wellness....

We interviewed Wendy Keeler, general manager of Beeston Hill Health and Wellness, about the recent change of ownership. She summed up for us recent renovations at the facility, along with upcoming plans for growth and expansion toward bettering the health of St. Croix residents.

 

Penn/Sommer Partnership Brings Pediatric Occupatio....

Pictured above is St. Thomas-based Dr. Cecilia Penn This month, St. Croix-based Occupational Therapist Julie Sommer and St. Thomas-based Dr. Cecilia Penn celebrate one year in partnership

AeroMD Provides Base for American Red Cross Hurric....

When category five Hurricane Irma struck St. Thomas last month, it was relatively kind to Nisky Center, home of the AeroMD membership office. Under the circumstances, the AeroMD team had completely s

 

AeroMD Saving Caribbean Hurricane Victims

Our sincere well wishes to those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We know many of the Caribbean islands on which our members reside took a direct impact and are beginning a long road to recovery

AeroMD Adds Advanced Medevac Aircraft to USVI-Base....

Christiansted, St. Croix, (May 25, 2017) – Today U.S. Virgin Islands-based AeroMD officially put a Cessna Citation Bravo jet into service, as its primary and dedicated medevac aircraft.

 

AeroMD Unveils WIN Discount Program for Members

Last month, we announced the start of our WIN discount program for AeroMD members in the U.S. Virgin Islands. We hope savings on every day things are a

Autism Awareness Month – St. Croix’s Island Th....

April is Autism Awareness Month. In recognition, we interviewed Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Lindsy Wagner and Program Coordinator Andrea Purdome of Island Therapy Solutions about a new program to help adults with autism in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

St. Croix Senior Collaborative Offers Program Free....

Slip and fall accidents are responsible for 15 percent of accidental deaths, second only to motor vehicle accidents (according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administrations or OSHA). To lower

 

Zika Virus in the Caribbean: An Interview with Dr.....

We interviewed St. Croix-based Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis, to get the most current and locally-specific information on the Zika virus. Her husband, Dr. Brett Ellis, is the territory laborator

Travel the Caribbean Safely at Any Age

Travel the Caribbean safely at any age … An increasing number of retirees are adventure travelers, boldly going to isolated corners of the world. And why would you not?

 

Plan for Caribbean Yachting Season

Caribbean Yachting Season Has Begun Caribbean Yachting Season starts this month, be prepared for any situation. When Yachting from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, count on Aero

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver in 6 Differen....

You’re in a restaurant enjoying a dinner with friends, when all of a sudden you hear a woman shriek: “He’s choking!” You calmly excuse yourself from the table and dash with effortless cool towards the source of the loud yell. You find a man with a look of terror in his eyes, gripping his throat, indicating that something is lodged within.

 

The Importance of CPR Training

1. CALL Check the victim for unresponsiveness. If the person is not responsive and not breathing or not breathing normally. Call 911 and return to the victim. In most locations the emergency dispatcher can assist you with CPR instructions.

AeroMD Hosts Mini Carnival at USVI Symposium

On Tuesday evening, AeroMD was pleased to host a dinner and mini Carnival celebration as part of the 22nd Annual USVI Destination Symposium, according to a press release AeroMD issued on Thursday.

 

Air Ambulance Service AeroMD Brings Two Planes to ....

Representatives of AeroMD, a critical care air ambulance service, promised to revolutionize emergency medical transport in the Virgin Islands and the Eastern Caribbean at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the St. Thomas Jet Center on Tuesday afternoon.

AeroMD Air Ambulance serves our neighbors throughout the Caribbean and worldwide.

  • “My best case for survival was to be taken off-island.”

    Charles Jaquays, AeroMD Patient

  • “You guys saved [my husband's] life.”

    Eileen des Jardins, Patient Companion

  • “If it wasn't for [AeroMD], I wouldn't be here today.”

    Hayley Rodriguez, AeroMD Patient