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March 2, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak in Asia and Europe and the progress of the COVID-19 cases in the United States.  We will continue to review and post the most up-to-date information from dependable sources to keep you informed.

Stop the Spread of Virus_SpanishEach community in Barnstable County has an emergency response plan for public health emergencies should we need them.  They were activated during the H1N1 Flu event of 2010 and are located at your local board of health office.

The new Department of Public health website provides relevant up-to-date information on the state of the Novel Coronavirus for all residents.  Please visit 

Additional details and guidance regarding the Novel Coronavirus are also available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Visit CDC: 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Updates from Shoreland Travax, : For more than 30 years, Shoreland Travax ( has been the premiere clinical decision support tool for travel medicine practitioners in all practice settings—private clinics, pharmacies, public and student health, and corporate and government use.  See the Shoreland Travax February 11, 2020 Report HERE.