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Local Health News, Newsroom Drive-thru testing sites for COVID-19 open on Cape Cod, Nantucket

Drive-thru testing sites for COVID-19 open on Cape Cod, Nantucket

Cape Cod Healthcare and Barnstable County officials have opened a drive-thru site for coronavirus testing in a parking lot at Cape Cod Community College. Click here for more information.

3/18/20 at 1:25 pm     361      ,     Cape Cod Times
Local Health News, Newsroom COVID-19 in Massachusetts: Confirmed Cases, Quarantine and Monitoring

COVID-19 in Massachusetts: Confirmed Cases, Quarantine and Monitoring

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak.

3/18/20 at 8:00 am     404      ,     Mass.gov
Local Health News, Newsroom Instructions for Receiving COVID-19 Testing

Instructions for Receiving COVID-19 Testing

If you are experiencing SERIOUS symptoms and do not have a primary care provider, please visit the triage tents located outside of Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital for screening.

3/17/20 at 1:17 pm     1702      , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom Hyannis school employee tests positive for COVID-19

Hyannis school employee tests positive for COVID-19

A staff member at Barnstable Community Innovation School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement issued Sunday night by Barnstable schools Superintendent Meg Mayo-Brown. The staff member is the wife of the Sandwich man who was confirmed Saturday to be the Cape’s first case of the disease, which is caused by the new […]

3/16/20 at 2:12 pm     126     
Local Health News, Newsroom Sandwich man first Cape case of COVID-19

Sandwich man first Cape case of COVID-19

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed the first positive case in Barnstable County, according to a statement Saturday from Cape Cod Healthcare.

3/15/20 at 2:58 pm     152      ,     Cape Cod Times
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions

Up-to-date Coronavirus FAQs from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

3/4/20 at 2:28 pm     317      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Department News and Updates, Emergency Preparedness, Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, World Health News Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Barnstable County Public Health officials are closely working with Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Cape Cod Hospital. Barnstable County Public Health officials encourage residents to stay informed about COVID-19.

3/2/20 at 5:19 pm     903
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, World Health News February 24, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

February 24, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak in Asia and Europe and the progress of the COVID-19 cases in the United States.  We will continue to review and post the most up-to-date information from dependable sources to keep you informed.  Currently in United States there are a total […]

2/24/20 at 10:25 am     520