VI SHIP/Medicare Offices’ Temporary Hours PDF Print


For Immediate Release No. 045-10

September 21, 2010

For More Information Contact:

Celeste Lawrence, Press Secretary
Ph:  (340) 773-6459 ext. 3115
Fax: (340) 719-3801

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VI SHIP/Medicare Offices’ Temporary Hours

The VI SHIP/Medicare office on St. Thomas will be closed from today through Friday, September 24, 2010, according to SHIP Director and Medicare Coordinator Rena Sarauw. The closure is to allow staff to attend and participate in the Third Annual VI Medicare Symposium, which begins tomorrow at the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa.

On St. Croix, the VI SHIP/Medicare office will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the remainder of this week.

As always, beneficiaries needing urgent assistance are encouraged to call 1-800-MEDICARE (633-4227) with any questions they may have or to go online at

Both offices are expected to resume normal operating hours on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 8 a.m.


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