Healthy MV

A Vineyard health blog with local news & information on what you can do to stay healthy.

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COVID-19
Testing Success Story: It Takes an Island

This post, by our CEO Cynthia Mitchell, was published as commentary in the September 24 issue of the Vineyard Gazette. We are on the brink of testing nearly 20,000 individuals, asymptomatic and symptomatic, for Covid-19 on the Vineyard while maintaining an enviable infection rate of .005. That we made it

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Our Mission
Our Statement Of Solidarity

At Island Health Care, we take pride in the diversity of our clients and our staff. Yet, this moment calls on us to state unequivocally that we stand in solidarity with Black, Brown, Indigenous, and all People of Color. We take our commitment to inclusive and patient-centered health care seriously

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COVID-19
What You Need To Know About The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Island Health Care is working with other Martha’s Vineyard healthcare organizations—as well as our federal, state, and local partners—to help our patients and other islanders prepare for and respond to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation. For the latest and most detailed information about COVID-19

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Prevention
3 Steps For A Healthy 2020

It’s a new year… and if you’re like most Vineyarders, you’ve made at least one resolution about staying healthier in 2020. Here are three steps you can take toward keeping that resolution: Step 1: Schedule Your Annual Check-Up Patients can get a head-start on a healthy 2020 by booking your

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Substance Use
Become a Recovery Coach & Help a Vineyarder in Need

Someone on the island needs your help. In March, you can learn how to deliver that help where it can do the most good. Registration is open now for CCAR Recovery Coach Training, to be held March 13-23 in the Hazel Teagan Room at the Vineyard House. A Recovery Coach

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2024 MassHealth Member Experience Surveys

MassHealth, in partnership with Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), will be conducting member experience surveys through the end of July. Your feedback is important to our future work and the care that is delivered to our patients.

A 2024 Member Experience Survey may be arriving at your home or in your email inbox soon, or you may get a phone call to complete a survey. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete.

Please help us to get as many responses as possible!

Thanks in advance from your team at Island Health Care!