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Updated Coronavirus Information

Updated Coronavirus Information

By on February 11, 2020 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

February 11, 2020 – Find the most updated information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment.

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Important Updates to Coronavirus Information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Important Updates to Coronavirus Information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

By on February 7, 2020 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

February 7, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China and the reported cases in this country.  As of right now there are 12 confirmed cases in the United States and approximately 100 patients being tested for the virus.  Massachusetts is still at 1.  The patient is not hospitalized […]

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One Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts as of February 1

One Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts as of February 1

Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment is constantly being updated and following the recommendations of the state department of public health and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the novel coronavirus situation. As we receive new information, we will post it here on our website, as well as links to the state website. As […]

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Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

As always at this time of year, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurses, a division of the Department of Health and Environment, encourage you to take extra precautions to protect yourself from the Influenza virus (Flu). Children, the elderly, and those with asthma are especially vulnerable. Additionally, while there have been no confirmed cases of […]

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Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

By on January 24, 2020 in Public Health Notices

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan, China. In response to an outbreak of respiratory illness, Chinese officials have closed transport within and out of Wuhan, including buses, subways, trains, and the international airport. Please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more information.

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Fluzone is now available at Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division

Fluzone is now available at Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division

By on November 6, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

For those seeking Fluzone, the high-dose flu shot, it is now available at the Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division.  Please call to schedule a vaccination at 508-375-6617.

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Available Vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program

Available Vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program

Please see a list of available vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program.  Download this flyer:

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5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

5 Things You Need to Know about the Measles

By on October 23, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

The Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division invites you to watch this video and learn these 5 things about the Measles in 30 seconds.

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Prepare for Flu Season

Prepare for Flu Season

By on September 26, 2019 in Public Health Notices

Attend a flu clinic on Wednesday, October 23 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM in the Harborview Conference room at Barnstable County complex.  Please bring your insurance card.  No appointment is needed.

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Department of Human Services Unveils Vaping Toolkit for Parents and Caregivers

Department of Human Services Unveils Vaping Toolkit for Parents and Caregivers

Let’s clear the air about vaping. Parents, caregivers, and youth-serving organizations play a vital role in delaying and preventing youth using e-cigarettes and vapes. The resources provided here offer education and ways to address the issue. DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 5 youth report current e-cigarettes. Barnstable County Department of Human Services made this resource […]

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