As the Island’s new community health nurse, West Tisbury native Lila Fischer said she is seeing the Vineyard in a whole new light.
Island Health Care in Edgartown has added more space in the form of a refurbished 34-foot RV, a gift from Duffy Health Center in Hyannis. It will stay parked alongside the clinic near the Triangle.

After months of trying to book an appointment with a doctor on the Island, Pamela Belain of West Tisbury turned to social media early this spring.

Physician, actor and writer Dr. Gerald Yukevich retires in September after 12 years as a primary care doctor at Vineyard Medical Care.


A U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs program intended to create better access to health care for veterans in remote locations, including on Martha’s Vineyard, has instead left them angry and frustrated.

There will be a town hall meeting on Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. at the American Legion in Vineyard Haven about health care for veterans.