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...]

Barnstable County Vaccine Clinics Offering Both COVID and Flu Shots

BARNSTABLE - The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment will host three vaccine clinics to provide residents with both flu shots and … [Read more...]

Baker Announces 3.5 Million Free COVID Tests for Residents

HYANNIS - Governor Charlie Baker has announced plans to distribute 3.5 million free at-home COVID-19 tests to residents across the Commonwealth. … [Read more...]

US Clears Updated COVID Boosters Targeting Newest Variants

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have authorized updated COVID-19 boosters, the first to directly target today's most common omicron strain. The … [Read more...]

Education Officials Say COVID Highlighted Need for Engagement

HYANNIS – With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the social and emotional wellbeing of young people, two education professionals highlighted ways … [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...]

Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19, has ‘Very Mild Symptoms’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says he's “doing great” after testing positive for COVID-19. The White House said Thursday the 79-year-old … [Read more...]

Barnstable County Officials Stress Issue of Housing and Water Quality

HYANNIS - Work continues by Barnstable County officials on how best to utilize the American Rescue Plan Act funding received by the region, but … [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...]

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