Health fair

Joscia Thomas, Health Department disease intervention specialist, shares information Saturday with residents on how to prevent communicable diseases during a fair hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in St. Croix.

ST. CROIX — Residents took advantage of free diabetes screenings during a Diabetes Health Fair on Saturday, and learned more about preventing diseases prevalent in the Virgin Islands.

Diabetes is among the top chronic illnesses affecting Virgin Islanders, and the island’s four Rotary Clubs hosted the fair to raise awareness and to educate residents on the importance of proactive health care.

— Contact Brandy Brookes at 340-714-9131 or email bbrookes@dailynews.vi.