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Community Health Outreach and Screenings

The public health and wellness department of the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of Cape Cod provides many additional programs that typically take place outside the home. As part of town nursing across the Cape, these include:

Health screenings

  • Lead screening
  • Blood pressure
  • Glucose & cholesterol screening
  • “Ask a Nurse”  program

Education series

  • Whose Your Agent
  • Aromatherapy
  • Holistic Health Coaching

Exercise programs

  • Get Fit with Donna
  • Fit Fun and Fall Free
  • Learning for Lively Longevity
  • Tai chi

Evidence-based programs

(in collaboration with Healthy Living Cape Cod)

  • My Life,  My Health (chronic disease self-management program)
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management
  • Fit and Strong exercise program
  • A Matter of Balance
  • Diabetes Self-Management

Clinics/immunization

  • Flu
  • Child immunization
  • Adult immunization
  • Parkinson’s support group
  • Stroke support group
  • Ostomy clinic
  • Bereavement support
  • Grief counseling
  • Diabetes support group
  • Mom and baby learning and sharing groups

For a full listing of current screenings and programs, including locations, dates and times, contact the Public Health and Wellness Department of the VNA at 800-631-3900. 

Community outreach through the Cape Cod Healthcare Cancer Committee

Each calendar year, the Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital Cancer Committee outreach coordinators organize and offer cancer prevention and cancer screening programs. Each program is consistent with evidence-based national guidelines and has a formal process to follow up on all positive findings.

Examples of some of these programs are:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month – free mammogram screening program and community open house events at Cuda Women’s Health Center in Hyannis and Seifer Women’s Health and Imaging Center in Falmouth
  • Enterprising Women and Ladies Night Out events
  • Oral Cancer Screening - Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game
  • Women’s Cancer Awareness Run 4 Your Life event
  • Cervical Cancer Awareness and Prevention - Team Maureen 
  • Lung Cancer Screening – Primary Care Physician outreach and education
  • Prostate Cancer Screening and Prevention – Primary Care Physician education / Radio presentation for community