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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission Barnstable County

Media Contacts: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Christopher Dwelley, Assistant Town Administrator cdwelley@yarmouth.ma.us | 508-398-2231 x.1270 Yarmouth moves forward with new reporting tool | Commission-funded pilot program adds depth to tracking effort The Town of Yarmouth has a new application intended to optimize the management and communication of its strategic plan. The application, […]

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

Chemical Safety & Climate Change Workshop Provides Resources to Community to Protect Public Safety

December 13, 2018 – Approximately 60 people attended the Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness workshop yesterday hosted by the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The purpose for the workshop was to arm residents and businesses on Cape Cod with the information needed to understand climate change, its impacts to coastal flooding and our […]

WET Festival Success!

WET Festival Success!

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted a water festival on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Bourne High School attended by Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools. The festival, called WET Fest, taught 154 fourth grade students about protecting Cape Cod’s source of drinking water. AmeriCorps Cape Cod members facilitated many hands-on activities […]

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission Hosts Human Rights Day Event

By on December 12, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, December 10, 2018 the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosted a gathering at the Hyannis Golf Course to celebrate International Human Rights Day.  The event also honored those in our community who work diligently to support human rights for all. HRC presented the Rosenthal Community Champion Award to Dan Wolf.  This award is given to those […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 11, 2018 Contact: Rebecca Yavner Westgate Buy Fresh Buy Local Coordinator (508) 375-6882 ryavner@barnstablecounty.org Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod Receives $68,500 Grant from Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Barnstable, MA- Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod (BFBLCC) program is pleased to announce that it has […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 11, 2018 Information From The Cape Cod Commission | Barnstable County

Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager stupper@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Public Meetings Scheduled for Route 6 Safety and Shoulder Design Notice of Public Listening Sessions and Comment Period The Cape Cod Commission will be holding two public meetings to discuss safety benefits and potential impact of adding paved shoulders and extending acceleration and deceleration lanes. We […]

Public Health Notices

ASGCC hosts Harm Reduction Week | Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses

ASGCC hosts Harm Reduction Week | Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses

By on November 27, 2018 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

There is currently an HepA outbreak in Massachusetts. ASGCC is offering FREE HepA vaccines all week 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at their  Hyannis site. (Free flu shots too!) Partnered with Barnstable County Public Health Nurses. ASGCC Hyannis 428 South Street 508.778.1954 If you’re unsure if you’ve been vaccinated for HepA, DPH states it is safe to […]

Flu Season is Coming!

Flu Season is Coming!

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to […]

The CDC Reminds Us That Flu Season is Approaching, Recommends Flu Vaccine

The CDC Reminds Us That Flu Season is Approaching, Recommends Flu Vaccine

By on September 12, 2018 in Public Health Notices

  For Immediate Release: Friday, September 7, 2018 Contact: Media Relations, (404) 639-3286 Reports in the news media of airline passengers with influenza are a reminder that the influenza season in the United States is fast approaching, and people who are sick should protect themselves—and others—by not traveling. CDC recommends everyone six months and older […]

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