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Previous Updates

Cover Your Face

Governor Baker issues executive order requiring face coverings in Massachusetts

May 4, 2020 - Mass DPH

Effective May 6th, face masks or cloth face coverings will be required to be worn in public places where social distancing is not possible.

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CDC has updated its list of coronavirus symptoms

April 26, 2020 - CDC

Six new symptoms added include chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell.

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Don’t wait to seek care for a serious condition

April 21, 2020 - CCHN

Is your fear of COVID-19 preventing you from seeking treatment for another medical condition, like heart attack or stroke? Are you waiting too long to get care, and thereby running the risk of suffering serious and potentially fatal consequences, as a result?

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COVID-19 Update: Cape Cod Field Hospital Tour

April 14, 2020 - Mass DPH

Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito tour field medical station at Joint Base Cape Cod with Cape Cod Healthcare CEO and President Mike Lauf, and announce further COVID-19 response reporting data including statewide hospital capacity and PPE distribution.

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CCHC Press Release

Cape Cod Healthcare, Cape Cod Commission and Barnstable County Announce COVID-19 Community Alert Heatmap System

April 14, 2020 - CDC

Cape Cod Healthcare, in partnership with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and Cape Cod Commission, has announced a new online COVID-19 community alert heatmap system.

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Cape Cod COVID Heatmap

COVID-19 Cases on Cape Cod

April 14, 2020 - CCHC

Cape Cod Healthcare has partnered with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and the Cape Cod Commission to provide a map of confirmed COVID-19 cases on Cape Cod. The data in the map represent new cases and running totals for every zip code summarized at the regional level across Cape Cod, and individual zip code level data for the towns participating in this program.

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Implementing Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers

April 9, 2020 - CDC

To ensure continuity of operations of essential functions, the CDC advises that critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to continue work following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect them and the community.

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CCHC Press Release

Falmouth Hospital Maternity and Pediatric Inpatient Services to Move to Cape Cod Hospital

April 1, 2020 - Cape Cod Healthcare

Cape Cod Healthcare will transition Falmouth Hospital maternity and pediatric inpatient services to Cape Cod Hospital.

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Community Donate

A call to the Cape Cod community in a time of need

March 27, 2020 - Cape Cod Health News

To adequately respond to and end the COVID-19 outbreak in our area, it is imperative for us to come together as a strong, compassionate community.

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CCHC Press Release

Letter to Cape Cod Second Homeowners

March 27, 2020 - Cape Cod Healthcare

Cape Cod is home to over 214,000 year-round residents, who appreciate and depend upon our seasonal influx of visitors and second homeowners.

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Stop Touching Your Face

3 ways to stop touching your face

March 23, 2020 - Cape Cod Health News

To adequately respond to and end the COVID-19 outbreak in our area, it is imperative for us to come together as a strong, compassionate community.

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CCHC Press Release

Cape Cod Healthcare Announces Expanded Medical Supply Donation Program​

March 23, 2020 - Cape Cod Healthcare

Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) will expand the number of locations where residents can donate essential medical supplies to be used by healthcare providers

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CCHC Press Release

Cape Cod Healthcare Announces Physician Policy Update for COVID-19 Testing

March 20, 2020 - Cape Cod Healthcare

Due to an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 testing since the roll out of drive-through testing this week, Cape Cod Healthcare has revised its policy relative to physicians able to order testing for patients.

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