Taking potassium iodide (also known as KI) after an incident involving radioactive materials may protect a person’s thyroid gland from ionizing radiation. Taking KI will not protect you from other radioactive substances.
Two free doses of KI are available to each person who lives in the Town. Parents/guardians are also eligible to receive a free doses for each child in their family. Participation in this program is voluntary.
LOCATION HOURS DAYS
Public Health Division, 200 Main St, Hyannis, 8-4 Mon – Fri
Barnstable Fire Station, 3249 Rte 6A, Barnstable, 9-1 Mon – Fri
West Barnstable Fire Station, 2160 Rte 149, W Barnstable, 9-6 Mon- Sat
C-O –MM Headquarters, 1875 Rte 28, Centerville, 8-4 Mon – Fri
Cotuit Fire Station, 64 High St, Cotuit, 8-8 Mon- Sat
Senior Center, 825 Rte 28, Hyannis, 8-4:30 Mon – Fri
Any Questions? Call the Public Health Division Office at (508) 862-4644.