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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     301     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     819
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     630      ,     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     916      ,     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     795      , ,     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     566
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     1930
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     1242