Public Health Nurse

Please call the office at 508-833-8020 to discuss getting your flu shot. The High Dose flu shot recommended for those 65+ is available! We also have doses available for those 18 and younger.

Visit the Sandwich Public Health Nursing Website for up Sandwich Town Seal Extra Smallto date information regarding this flu season and other public health information.

Overview

The Public Health Nurse’s Office provides the following services and programs to the residents of Sandwich:

  • 2019 - 2020 Flu season is upon us. Both regular flu vaccines (for all ages) and high-dose flu vaccines (for those aged 65 and over) will be available.  Please call for appointment scheduling.
  • Mosquito-Borne Illness Prevention Counseling (See our Mosquito page for daily EEE and WNV updates!)
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Child and Adult Immunizations (Shingrix is available)
  • Travel Immunizations
  • Communicable Disease Follow-up
  • Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet (wheelchairs, shower chairs, walkers, canes, commodes, crutches, etc.)
  • Home Visit for Assessments
  • Flu Clinics
  • Medication and Dietary Counseling
  • Tick Removal and Education (see below for educational video)
  • Suture Removal and Wound Care
  • Appointments are needed for some services. For more information about these programs and other services, please contact the Public Health Nurse’s Office.