Julia Wells
A first-of-its kind public health initiative aims to tackle the work of better documenting and reducing tick-borne illnesses and substance abuse.
Island boards of health
Island Health Care

2022

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.
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.

2021

A first-of-its kind public health initiative aims to tackle the work of better documenting and reducing tick-borne illnesses and substance abuse.

2020

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.
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.
All 10 participants in the first round of coronavirus testing at the high school have tested negative for the virus.

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