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health card

cougar134
January 30, 2009 12:46AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 20

Hey, I have noticed some people say that when you move down you should get your health card pretty much as soon as possible, I am just wondering what a health card is? and does it cost money? I mean I have my own health insurance, so I am just curious, thanks!

-Dan

Re: health card

Linda J
January 30, 2009 06:06AM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 3,903

If you will be working with food in any capacity, cook, server, etc., you need a card from the health department attesting to the fact that you are healthy. Do a search for the details.

Re: health card

nforbes
January 30, 2009 08:55AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 580

For St. Croix:

The Health Card is necessary for all those who work in the food industry - bartneders, servers, cooks, runners, managers, etc...You have to go to one of the Medical Health Labs (I use Beeston Hill - it's the back building) and get a stool sample cup to check you for parasites. Once you have the sample, you go back to the lab and they charge you for looking at it and give you your results, which last 2 weeks. The charge, i think, is anywhere from $15-30. Once you have your results, you take them to the Charles Harwood Memorial Hospital in Richmond and get your ID card which lasts for one year. I think the card is like $30 too. Not totally sure. 773.1311 is the general number for the hospital - if you call and get transfered to the Health Card Department, they'll give you a better idea of the process once you have the results.

Re: health card

pilatesgal318
January 30, 2009 03:58PM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 407

A valid health card is also necessary on STT for getting a business license in massage therapy and esthetics as well!

pilatesgal318

Re: health card

nforbes
January 30, 2009 05:01PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 580

that's true! and for tattooing.

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Trade
January 30, 2009 06:17PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 3,904

But if you're a hooker you don't need one.

~Trade~

Re: health card

SistaIrijah
January 30, 2009 06:33PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 129

Quote
Trade
But if you're a hooker you don't need one.

trade ur killin this sis

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

give thanks for the laugh....

have a great weekend

guidance
Sis Irijah

Re: health card

cougar134
February 04, 2009 02:01AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 20

haha, all those answers were great! and thanks trade, that was hilarious! but yes, that helps out, because I was just curious about it, so thanks yall!

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