Government of The United States Virgin Islands

OFFICE OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT PERSON: Director Patrick Farrell 340-774-VETS (8387)

Office of Veterans Affairs Temporary Closure

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Office of Veterans Affairs – Temporary Closure

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs is taking all necessary steps to slow

the spread of COVID-19 in order to protect our Veterans, and staff. We will limit operations territory-wide to essential functions only commencing on Monday March 23rd until Monday April 6th, 2020.

Essential functions are identified as the following:

• Burial arrangements

Anyone wishing to make arrangements for the burial of a Veteran scheduled to be buried between this timeframe please call (340)774-8387 / (340) 773-8387 or email us at info_va@va.vi.gov

All other services are suspended at this time.

Any further updates can be heard on “The Veterans Voice” radio show, Tuesday evenings from 7-8pm on 107.9 FM.