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Category: COVID-19

Your Winter Wellness Routine Needs This One Important Thing

Before you get that scratchy feeling in your throat, there ARE some things you can do to boost your immune system’s ability to keep you feeling healthy this winter. Some of these winter wellness tips might feel like advice you’ve heard before, but that’s because they’re proven ways to keep your immune system healthy. 

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Staying Healthy This Winter: 10 Questions, Answered

COVID lingers, flu season is at hand and germs are everywhere. Here’s how you can reduce your risk.

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Now Available: Easy, Free Care for COVID-19

Request a virtual visit with a clinician to see if Paxlovid or Molnupiravir is right for you. Paxlovid and Molnupiravir are pills that can help treat COVID-19. If it’s right […]

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Public Health Nursing Division to Offer COVID-19/Flu Vaccine Clinic on 12/14

IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Give yourself and your family members the gift of vaccine protection this holiday season! Our Public Health Nursing Division is holding a COVID-19 / flu vaccine […]

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Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the American Academy of Pediatrics Warn of Increases in Respiratory Viruses this Season

In early November, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MADPH) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a joint letter warning families of an early uptick in the incidence […]

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Resources for FREE COVID-19 Home Tests on Cape Cod

Updated 12/18/22 If you have insurance, use it! Individuals and families WITH insurance are strongly encouraged to access free test kits through their insurance provider. In many cases, commercial insurance […]

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CDC Recommends the First Updated COVID-19 Booster

September 1, 2022 | Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendations for use of updated COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech […]

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CommonHealth: Barnstable County’s Interim Public Health Nurse Maurice Melchiono discusses COVID in the new school year

By Gabrielle Emanuel, WBUR Health Reporter How should we be thinking about COVID as we head into a new school year? Universal mask requirements, “test-to-stay” policies and contact tracing are […]

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CDC streamlines COVID-19 guidance to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risk

8/11/2022 | CDC is streamlining its COVID-19 guidance to help people better understand their risk, how to protect themselves and others, what actions to take if exposed to COVID-19, and […]

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