Barnstable County Urges COVID Safety Ahead of Holiday Travel

BARNSTABLE - As the holiday travel season begins, local health experts are urging residents to use safe practices amid an expected surge in flu and … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Considers Regular Epidemiologist Position

HYANNIS - In response to challenges faced during the COVID pandemic, Barnstable County Commissioners are considering making an epidemiologist position … [Read more...]

FEMA Awards $33M to State for COVID Costs

HYANNIS - Massachusetts has received over $33 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently for costs related to the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

FDA Clears Updated COVID Boosters for Kids as Young as 5

HYANNIS - The U.S. is about to offer updated COVID-19 booster shots to kids as young as five years old. The tweaked boosters rolled out last month … [Read more...]

New COVID Boosters Available Through Southcoast Health

WAREHAM – Southcoast Health has announced they will offer the updated COVID-19 booster vaccines at their clinics in Wareham. Appointments can be … [Read more...]

CDC Director Announces Shake-Up, Citing COVID Mistakes

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the nation’s top public health agency is shaking up the organization with the goal of making it more nimble. The planned … [Read more...]

CDC Drops Quarantine, Distancing Recommendations for COVID

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s top public health agency is relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines and dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Up to Medium Transmission for COVID

BARNSTABLE - Though the CDC has reported that Barnstable County has moved up to the medium transmission category for COVID-19, local and state health … [Read more...]

Arts Grant Application Deadline Is Fast Approaching

HYANNIS – The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is reminding local arts institutions of an upcoming deadline for a grant application. Through support … [Read more...]

State Scaling Back COVID-19 Reporting

HYANNIS - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said that it will scale back its COVID-19 data reporting through its online dashboard, among … [Read more...]
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