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COVID-19 Local News Need for Blood Donations

Need for Blood Donations

Over the past week, blood centers throughout the country are experiencing a significant drop in donations which is limiting the ability for the nation’s blood supply to be adequately replenished.

3/19/20 at 7:29 pm     376      , ,     Cape Cod Healthcare
Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Health Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

Barnstable County Health Officials Provide Update on COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

In the first day of screenings for COVID-19 at the Cape Cod Community College drive-thru testing facility, 45 patients were tested according to Barnstable County health officials. Officials believe that the number of patients tested will continue to increase in the coming days and weeks.

3/19/20 at 10:20 am     252      , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom Drive-thru testing sites for COVID-19 open on Cape Cod, Nantucket

Drive-thru testing sites for COVID-19 open on Cape Cod, Nantucket

Cape Cod Healthcare and Barnstable County officials have opened a drive-thru site for coronavirus testing in a parking lot at Cape Cod Community College. Click here for more information.

3/18/20 at 1:25 pm     734      ,     Cape Cod Times
Local Health News, Newsroom COVID-19 in Massachusetts: Confirmed Cases, Quarantine and Monitoring

COVID-19 in Massachusetts: Confirmed Cases, Quarantine and Monitoring

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak.

3/18/20 at 8:00 am     794      ,     Mass.gov
Local Health News, Newsroom Instructions for Receiving COVID-19 Testing

Instructions for Receiving COVID-19 Testing

If you are experiencing SERIOUS symptoms and do not have a primary care provider, please visit the triage tents located outside of Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital for screening.

3/17/20 at 1:17 pm     2420      , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom Hyannis school employee tests positive for COVID-19

Hyannis school employee tests positive for COVID-19

A staff member at Barnstable Community Innovation School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement issued Sunday night by Barnstable schools Superintendent Meg Mayo-Brown. The staff member is the wife of the Sandwich man who was confirmed Saturday to be the Cape’s first case of the disease, which is caused by the new […]

3/16/20 at 2:12 pm     342     
Local Health News, Newsroom Sandwich man first Cape case of COVID-19

Sandwich man first Cape case of COVID-19

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed the first positive case in Barnstable County, according to a statement Saturday from Cape Cod Healthcare.

3/15/20 at 2:58 pm     414      ,     Cape Cod Times
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     332      ,     Washington Post