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COVID News & Updates, COVID-19, Uncategorized COVID-19 Booster Shot FAQs

Booster Shot FAQs

COVID-19 Booster Shots – Frequently Asked Questions/Concerns Is a COVID-19 booster shot the same as a third dose of vaccine? While the actual vaccine and dose is the same, there is a distinction between a third dose and a booster shot. “Third dose” applies to individuals with moderately or severely compromised immune systems who may […]

10/13/21 at 3:25 pm     363
COVID-19, Uncategorized COVID-19 Inside the Numbers: A Detailed Analysis of Barnstable County’s COVID-19 Case Data

Inside the Numbers: A Detailed Analysis of Barnstable County’s COVID-19 Case Data

Analysis provided by Vaira Harik, Deputy Director and Senior Project Manager at Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Human Services. Ms. Harik has recently assumed the role of Assistant County Administrator. September 3, 2021 | New case numbers in the three counties remain elevated as we enter the fall/back-to-school season. In Barnstable County, while the […]

9/3/21 at 10:28 pm     1403
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     1256
Businesses and Employers, Children and Family, COVID News & Updates, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Public Health Advisories, Uncategorized COVID-19 July 30, 2021 | Update: COVID-19 Cluster in Provincetown

July 30, 2021 | Update: COVID-19 Cluster in Provincetown

The Provincetown Select Board, Provincetown Board of Health and Barnstable County officials continue to closely monitor the cluster of COVID-19 cases that prompted officials to issue a public health advisory on July 19, which was then escalated to a town-wide public health mandate on July 26.

7/30/21 at 1:49 pm     1583
COVID News & Updates, COVID-19, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized COVID-19 July 20, 2021 | COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available to Barnstable County Fairgoers

July 20, 2021 | COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available to Barnstable County Fairgoers

Vaccination Information: Dates & Times: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 – Sunday, July 25, 2021; 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Clinic Type: Walk-in (no appointment necessary) Location: Barnstable County Fairgrounds Marketplace Building Vaccines Offered: Pfizer (available to anyone 12 and up with parental guidance under age 18), Johnson & Johnson (18+ only) July 20, 2021 | […]

7/20/21 at 3:46 pm     359
Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Does Barnstable County Keep a Waitlist for People Seeking COVID-19 Appointments?

Does Barnstable County Keep a Waitlist for People Seeking COVID-19 Appointments?

The County is receiving requests to be added to a waitlist for the COVID-19 vaccine. There is no general waitlist, but there’s a mechanism in the registration system to schedule overflow if someone cancels. This prevents vaccine being wasted. If you register for our clinic and see an option to join a waitlist, please understand […]

2/2/21 at 1:11 pm     1258
Community Tips, Uncategorized COVID-19 Barnstable County Announces “Phase 1 Clean-Up Vaccine Clinic”

Barnstable County Announces “Phase 1 Clean-Up Vaccine Clinic”

THIS CLINIC IS NOW FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR THE NEXT CLEAN-UP CLINIC FOR PHASE 1 – EXPECTED BEGINNING FEBRUARY All Residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine under Phase One are invited to register for clinics to be held on 1/26 and 1/28   January 22, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. With the Massachusetts expansion of vaccine […]

1/22/21 at 5:58 pm     787
Uncategorized COVID-19 What is the Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccination on Cape Cod?

What is the Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccination on Cape Cod?

Updated 1/25/21 Health officials across Barnstable County have been receiving many questions regarding vaccine distribution. Understandably, residents want to know when they will be eligible and where will they need to go to be vaccinated. WHAT WE WANT YOU TO KNOW The Commonwealth has been carefully releasing information as the strategy and infrastructure is determined […]

1/5/21 at 11:31 pm     2738