Mosquito Borne Disease
There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now in the Caribbean. Both viruses are transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which have black and white stripes markings. Please take a look at link information. More »
As this part of the Virgin Islands National Park website is developed, it will link to online activities created especially for kids. Visit us again to see what you can learn about the Park! For now, put on your make-believe snorkel equipment and join this smiling Parrotfish for a swim: Online Snorkel Trips.
If you’d like to learn more about what kids can do during a visit to the Park, go to our For Kids site.
Did You Know?
The Spiny Sea Urchin has long spines that can readily penetrate the skin on the slightest touch, causing severe pain and possibly allergic reactions. Because the barbs cannot be completely removed, soaking affected areas in vinegar can speed up the in-body dissolving time, typically 3-4 weeks.