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Public Comment Open on 208 Plan

Public Comment Open on 208 Plan

By on August 18, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Public comment open on 208 Plan Implementation Report Deadline: September 18, 2017 The Cape Cod Commission released the Draft 2017 Implementation Report for the Cape Cod Water Quality Management Plan, better known as the 208 Plan. Public comment is open through September 18, 2017. The 2017 Implementation Report recognizes the success toward implementation in all […]

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Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

Barnstable County Department of Health Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month. Every year, tens of thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccination. To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life – and to help remind adults that they […]

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Name Our Dredge!

Name Our Dredge!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #NameOurDredge Campaign! The first phase is complete. We received 93 submissions. Starting on Wednesday, August 23rd you will be able to vote for your favorite from 10 finalists. The two phases of the #NameOurDredge Campaign: During the first phase, the public can submit a name from August […]

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MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

By on August 10, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new web site – MyChoiceMatters.net. RSAC works with Cape Cod communities, elected officials, schools, businesses and health and human services agencies to provide resources and support in the areas of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and […]

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Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

By on August 10, 2017 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s CRS & Floodplain Coordinator: Helping to Reduce Risk on Cape Cod The CRS & Floodplain Coordinator position was created in 2015 to assist Cape Cod communities with joining the Community Rating System (CRS), a program within the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that provides residents and businesses discounts on flood insurance in exchange […]

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Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

  130 films out of over 1,000 submissions were screened at the highly-regarded Woods Hole Film festival last week. Barnstable County is proud to say that Tick Days, a documentary featuring Barnstable County Entomologist, Larry Dapsis, was a selection at the Woods Hole Film Festival last Thursday night. If you were unable to attend the […]

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Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and 1st Assistant District Attorney Michael Trudeau presented a check for $6,250 to the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ My Choice Matters Campaign. Read more…

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South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment

South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment

By on July 19, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

In an effort to modernize their own regulations and handling of hazardous waste materials, South Korean researchers are traveling half way across the world this week to learn from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment staff.  Read the article at capecod.com  

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Learn How Barnstable County Is Working For You

Learn How Barnstable County Is Working For You

By on July 10, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County has more than 150 employees working to make a difference in our communities every day. We encourage you to learn more about the work we do – in health & environment, human services, emergency planning, transportation, and much more – that supports our towns and residents, and helps to make our region a great place […]

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Registration Is Open for Champions for Children Conference

Registration Is Open for Champions for Children Conference

Children’s Cove announces that it’s annual Champions for Children Conference is open for registration! The Children’s Cove Champions for Children Conference is an informative and innovative multidisciplinary conference offering workshops presented by many nationally recognized experts in the field of child abuse. The conference is one of the premiere child maltreatment conferences in the country […]

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