President Biden to End COVID-19 Emergencies on May 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has informed Congress that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most … [Read more...]

Post-Holiday COVID Surge in Full Swing

HYANNIS - COVID cases are on the rise region wide with a post-holiday surge in full swing.  Barnstable County Public Health Nurse Wendy Judd … [Read more...]

State Distributing 3.5 Million Free COVID Tests

HYANNIS - Governor Charlie Baker has announced plans to distribute 3.5 million free at-home COVID-19 tests and personal protective equipment to towns … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Suspends COVID Vaccination Policy for Employees

HYANNIS - Barnstable County has suspended its COVID-19 vaccination requirement for municipal employees.  The change was formalized with a … [Read more...]

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...]

Free COVID Vaccinations to be Offered at 4C’s

WEST BARNSTABLE – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is offering free coronavirus vaccination clinics until the end of 2022 at Cape Cod … [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...]

Local Health Experts Highlight New COVID Boosters, Vaccine Clinics

FALMOUTH - Barnstable County is in the green category of the CDC’s COVID-19 community spread metric, but local health officials are highlighting … [Read more...]
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