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Deirdre Arvidson, B.S.N., R.N.
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The Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division, located within the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, offers a wide variety of health-related activities and services to Barnstable County residents. Our professional nursing staff directs efforts toward educating people about health issues, investigating health problems and providing immunizations, and engaging in community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.

Currently Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has the Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent (High Dose Flu Vaccine), licensed only for persons aged 65 years and older. Please call to make an appointment 508-375-6617

Don't Forget to Get a Flu Shot this Season!
Did you know? Everyone in your family who is 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every year. #FightFlu

On September 26, 2020, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment conducted a successful drive-thru flu clinic in which nearly 600 flu vaccines were administered to participants. Thank you to our public health nurses and volunteers who made this event a great success!

Wondering whether flu clinics are being offered in your town? Check your town health department’s website and/or call your local health agent for the most up-to-date information. Select your town from the list below to be directed to your local health department website.

Barnstable Harwich
Bourne Orleans
Brewster Provincetown
Chatham Sandwich
Dennis Truro
Eastham Wellfleet
Falmouth Yarmouth

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