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COVID News & Updates, COVID-19 Science, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, Public Health Advisories, Uncategorized COVID-19 7/30/21 | CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

7/30/21 | CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

In July 2021, following multiple large public events in a Barnstable County, Massachusetts, town, 469 COVID-19 cases were identified among Massachusetts residents who had traveled to the town during July 3–17; 346 (74%) occurred in fully vaccinated persons. Testing identified the Delta variant in 90% of specimens from 133 patients. Cycle threshold values were similar among specimens from patients who were fully vaccinated and those who were not.

7/30/21 at 5:02 pm     1257
COVID-19, National Health News, Newsroom FDA Takes Key Action in Fight Against COVID-19 By Issuing Emergency Use Authorization for First COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Takes Key Action in Fight Against COVID-19 By Issuing Emergency Use Authorization for First COVID-19 Vaccine

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The emergency use authorization allows the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to […]

12/15/20 at 10:27 pm     363     Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
National Health News Know these Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facts

Know these Coronavirus (COVID-19) Facts

3/26/20 at 10:48 am     868
National Health News, Newsroom Parenting during coronavirus: What to know about play dates, education and more

Parenting during coronavirus: What to know about play dates, education and more

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed and struggling to keep up with the ever-growing list of cancellations, closures and other news surrounding the novel coronavirus, this article is for you.

3/15/20 at 2:43 pm     681      ,     Washington Post
National Health News, Newsroom Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

Flattening the Coronavirus Curve

One chart explains why slowing the spread of the infection is nearly as important as stopping it.

3/12/20 at 3:00 pm     985      ,     New York 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     853      , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
National Health News For Immediate Release: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

For Immediate Release: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

PRESS RELEASE

3/2/20 at 5:22 pm     624
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     2056