GLOUCESTER – Public Health Director Mary Ellen Rose and Grant Coordinator Jennifer Donnelly are pleased to share that four communities have increased access to recreational areas for those with disabilities and mobility limitations, via a state grant.
The Gloucester Health Department and Gloucester Police Department’s Community Impact Unit are excited to announce a new activity-based, education-focused, crime-prevention initiative aimed at the community’s older population.
Gloucester Health Department and Cape Ann Mass in Motion Share Resources for Families Seeking Baby Formula
GLOUCESTER – Public Health Director Max Schenk and Cape Ann Mass In Motion Grant Coordinator Jennifer Donnelly would like to share information about resources and organizations that may help parents amid the ongoing infant formula shortage.
Gloucester Health Department, Cape Ann Mass In Motion Seek Input on Accessibility of Recreational Spaces
GLOUCESTER – Public Health Director Max Schenk and Cape Ann Mass In Motion Grant Coordinator Jennifer Donnelly are asking those with disabilities and/or mobility limitations to provide input on which public recreational spaces in the region most need improved accessibility.
Gloucester Health Department Provides Training for Gloucester Schools and Police on Recognizing and Responding to Trauma
The City of Gloucester and Health Director Max Schenk are pleased to share that staff from Gloucester Public Schools and the Gloucester Police Department participated in training to help them recognize and respond to trauma in ways consistent with the city’s efforts to support the mental health of all.
Gloucester Health Department Urges Residents to Take Precautions After West Nile Virus Case Reported in Essex County
GLOUCESTER – The City of Gloucester and Interim Health Director Max Schenk wish to share that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced cases of West Nile virus in Essex County and Middlesex County, and offer the following tips to keep residents safe.
Gloucester Health Department Partners with Medical Reserve Corps to Launch Dedicated COVID-19 Vaccination Call Line
GLOUCESTER — Public Health Director Karin Carroll is pleased to share that the Gloucester Health Department has partnered with the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) to launch a call line to help residents in need of transportation to and from a vaccination appointment.
Cape Ann Museum Invites Gloucester’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team for Private Visit to Pandemic Memorial Art Installation
GLOUCESTER — On the eve of the one-year anniversary of a declaration of a state of emergency in Massachusetts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of Gloucester’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Team gathered at a memorial art exhibit in memory of those lost to the disease on Cape Ann.
GLOUCESTER — Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Public Health Director Karin Carroll and Fire Chief Eric Smith wish to provide additional information and reminders regarding COVID-19 vaccination distribution.
GLOUCESTER — Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and Public Health Director Karin Carroll report that the City of Gloucester has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases this week.