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Category: Public Health News

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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Read the Fall Edition of our Health Newsletter!

Check out the fall edition of #BarnstableCounty‘s Community Health Newsletter at https://loom.ly/bJSqMzA. Read about important public health issues impacting Cape Codders as we head into the winter months such as mental health, […]

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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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Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment to Host Three Public Vaccine Clinics in September and October of 2022

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment to Host Three Public Vaccine Clinics in September and October Clinics will provide an opportunity to get the recently approved COVID-19 bivalent booster, […]

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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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