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17th Annual Champions for Children Conference

17th Annual Champions for Children Conference

Save the Date! Mark it in your calendars! The 17th Annual Champions for Children Conference is October 18th and 19th! Presenters, workshop info, and more coming soon…

Master Gardeners Accepting Applications for 2019 Class

Master Gardeners Accepting Applications for 2019 Class

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is now accepting applications for their 2019 class. The Master Gardener Program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. This program is designed to meet the horticulture needs of Barnstable County citizens through education and outreach. If accepted into the program you […]

PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

PSA from Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians

When it comes to washing your vehicles, what is the least impactful on Cape Cod’s fragile aquifer? Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment’s Emily Michele Olmsted answers this question in a new Public Service Announcement from the Cape Cod Groundwater Guardians.

Public Health Notices

Traveling? Flu on the rise in some parts of the Southern Hemisphere

Traveling? Flu on the rise in some parts of the Southern Hemisphere

By on June 5, 2018 in Misc, Public Health Notices

As the Southern Hemisphere approaches its winter season, flu activity has increased in some tropical regions of the Americas, as well as in the temperate zones where the pace of infections hasn’t yet passed the thresholds in most countries, the WHO said yesterday in its latest global flu update for the week ending May 13. […]

Hepatitis B and the Opioid Epidemic Report

Hepatitis B and the Opioid Epidemic Report

By on March 15, 2018 in Public Health Notices

Despite the availability of a highly effective vaccine, barriers to preventing hepatitis B infection in the U.S. remain. These barriers include low rates of hepatitis B vaccination coverage among adults and increased rates of injection drug use – a major risk factor for hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and HIV infections – as the […]

Hepatitis B – What You Need To Know Infographic

Hepatitis B – What You Need To Know Infographic

By on March 15, 2018 in Public Health Notices

There has been an increase in Hepatitis B cases and it is therefore very important to get vaccinated. Please click on HBU-Hepatitis-B-and-Drug-Use-Fact-Sheet   to access and print the Hepatitus B Infographic brought to you by Hep B United. Hep B United is a national coalition to address and eliminate hepatitis B, a serious liver infection that is the leading cause […]

Barnstable County Meeting Center

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Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Harborview Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex  | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
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