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Local Health News Cape Cod Mosquito Control PSA

Cape Cod Mosquito Control PSA

ound of the rain reminds us that this would be a good time to take a walk around your yards after a rain event and empty standing water out of any containers. A small jar that holds water for 10 days to two weeks will provide larval habitat for hundreds of mosquitoes. The type […]

7/19/12 at 10:49 am     2885
Local Health News Cape Cod Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses

Cape Cod Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses

ou a public health nurse here on the Cape and want to join your professional organization? Now the MA Association of Public Health Nurses has a Cape Cod Chapter with regular meetings right here in Barnstable. No need to drive off Cape! Most of our meetings feature a relevant speaker and offer professional nursing […]

7/18/12 at 1:15 pm     1333
Local Health News Protect Yourself: Facts on Mosquito Repellants

Protect Yourself: Facts on Mosquito Repellants

mation on mosquito repellents is available at Mass.gov and is also available in Espanõl

7/18/12 at 10:25 am     1173
Local Health News Indoor Tanning

Indoor Tanning

are some articles regarding the dangers of indoor tanning, which, by the way, is being allowed at some local gyms free to their members. This includes teenagers. If a business is promoting a healthy lifestyle via exercise they should not have indoor tanning beds because clearly, as stated in all the literature, it is […]

5/10/12 at 3:44 pm     1118
Local Health News Rabies Community Event- April 4, 2012

Rabies Community Event- April 4, 2012

3/28/12 at 10:09 am     1091
Local Health News 2012 Rabies vaccine Clinics

2012 Rabies vaccine Clinics

3/28/12 at 9:19 am     1085
Local Health News Project spotlights sun protection

Project spotlights sun protection

the Cape Cod Times – CENTERVILLE — As the sun plays cat and mouse with clouds above Cape Cod this week, it might be easy for vacationers to forget suntan lotion, a hat or sun-resistant clothing at the beach. On Craigville Beach, however, a small tent and a troop of volunteers, county staff and […]

8/12/11 at 9:18 am     1084
Local Health News Tick talks target Martha’s Vineyard elementary school students

Tick talks target Martha’s Vineyard elementary school students

es.com – “There’s a giant tick,” a first-grader exclaimed as he recently walked into the Tisbury School gymnasium. But as he soon found, unlike most repulsive parasites of its kind, this one harbored helpful information instead of Lyme disease. The giant tick was none other than Barnstable County public health nurse Deirdre Arvidson. She donned […]

6/24/11 at 2:19 pm     1194