Hull Health Director Joyce Sullivan, RN, pictured at one of the drive-through flu vaccine clinics that she organized and administered for Hull residents last September. [P. Abbate photo]

Health officials, others redouble efforts to get residents vaccinated

Hull Public Health Director Joyce Sullivan has serious concerns that, effective March 1, the state will no longer provide local communities with first-dose vaccines due in part to limited supplies as more people become eligible to receive vaccinations. Instead, the state is placing priority on providing vaccines to mass-vaccination sites and regional clinics. A growing…

jen whelan standing with pans / pandas group

Hull woman a leader in push for passage of a ‘lifesaver’ of a bill

Costly treatment for childhood illness now covered by new state legislation Hull resident Jennifer Whelan became involved with the New England PANS/PANDAS Association several years ago as a way to connect with other families who have children struggling with this life-altering auto-immune disorder, to help raise awareness about it, and to advocate for legislation mandating…