10 / 20 / 2023

COVID Vaccine Clinics this Fall

October 2023Nantucket Cottage Hospital is hosting COVID vaccine clinics for adults, 19-years-old and up. Appointments are required and are available to book on the Patient Gateway or by calling 508-825-1000. COVID vaccines will be administered in the Anderson Building on the hospital campus at 57 Prospect Street.

  • Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2023
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023
  • Thursday, November 9, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Friday, November 24, 2023 (for all ages – clinic located in Physician Practices in main hospital, not Anderson Building)

Additional clinic dates will be added to meet demand. Both COVID and flu vaccines are also available to patients during a regular primary care visit.

For flu shot clinic dates, click here.

10 / 20 / 2023

PASCON Tree of Remembrance Service

10 / 17 / 2023

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Assistance

October 2023Nantucket Cottage Hospital is offering limited phone consultations for Open Enrollment Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) assistance. Please call 508-825-8196, Monday – Friday, to schedule an appointment between October 17th and December 7th.

Additional assistance is available from the SHINE Program, a State Health Insurance Program that provides free, one-on-one health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages. Phone appointments for Nantucket residents are available through SHINE by calling 508-375-6762. You can also email SHINE@capecod.gov.

The SHINE Program can assist with questions about the following:

  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare HMOs, PPOs)
  • Insurance Claim Forms
  • Medicare Supplements (“Medigap”)
  • Medicaid/MassHealth
  • Prescription Advantage
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
  • One Care Plans
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Prescription Drug Options
  • Long-Term Care Insurance

Some of the services that SHINE counselors provide include:

  • Reviewing your current coverage
  • Reviewing your eligibility for financial assistance
  • Providing health insurance plan comparisons
  • Helping prepare health benefit claim forms and applications

Counselors are volunteers trained and certified through the SHINE Program.