MVYouth Gives $500,000 to IHC for Dental Clinic
Island Health Care is receiving a $500,000 grant from MVYouth to establish a dental clinic in Edgartown to provide pediatric and adult services to Islanders with financial needs.
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New Trends in Testing Mark Shifting Landscape of Pandemic
As the only federally qualified community health center on the Island, Island Health Care has been at the forefront of the recent surge in the distribution of at-home test kits.
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State Launches Far-Reaching Public Health Initiative for Vineyard, Nantucket
A first-of-its kind public health initiative aims to tackle the work of better documenting and reducing tick-borne illnesses and substance abuse.
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Island Health Care Begins Vaccinations; Case Spread Slows
Marking another pandemic milestone, Island Health Care, the federally qualified community health center in Edgartown, began vaccinating its front line health care workers Wednesday afternoon.
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As Testing Ramps Up, New Cases Reported
In the Island’s biggest day of coronavirus testing since the pandemic began, the boards of health reported three new antibody cases and three new symptomatically positive patients on the Vineyard Thursday.
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Early Results Announced, as Comprehensive Testing Begins
All 10 participants in the first round of coronavirus testing at the high school have tested negative for the virus.
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New Coronavirus Testing Site Begins Rollout
The first round of comprehensive coronavirus testing on the Vineyard commenced with a slow rollout on Thursday.
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Coronavirus Testing Project Ramps Up on the Vineyard
Quest Diagnostics, Island Health Care, the six Vineyard boards of health and a bevy of volunteers are working tirelessly to put the Vineyard testing project in motion.
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One New Coronavirus Case Reported Thursday
The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported one new coronavirus case in their daily demographic update Thursday, bringing the Islandwide total to 24 positive cases since the outbreak began.
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Contact Tracing Is Key Part of Public Health Effort
Six Island health agents and public health nurses with Island Health Care are hard at work identifying and monitoring every confirmed case of Covid-19 on the Vineyard.
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