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4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Hearing Proposed Ordinance 19-14 @ Eastwing Conference Room
Public Hearing will take place during the regular Assembly public meeting on 9-4-19 at 4:00 p.m..  Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Sep
18
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4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
Oct
2
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]

Recent News

Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

By on August 21, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

The SHINE Program encourages Medicare beneficiaries to sign up on www.MyMedicare.gov to take charge of their own health insurance information.  They will be able to see doctor’s visits, the list of preventive benefits, their drug list to use during Open Enrollment, and they can chat with customer service at Medicare. For an easy to follow […]

Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: August 21, 2019 Contact: Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist – Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Mercury is a metallic element that people may have in their homes. It is extremely toxic to humans and can be problematic in the environment […]

PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

August 15, 2019 – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT –  Mosquito samples collected this week in Bourne and Falmouth have tested positive for the virus Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE). Please take precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Read more information at https://www.mass.gov/lists/mosquito-borne-disease-information-for-the-general-public

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Have belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar? Please join us at one of our Buried Treasures self-help workshops. These action-oriented self-help support groups are approximately 14 sessions and are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee. All […]

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed the presence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) in #BarnstableCounty. The public is urged to be vigilant and practice personal protection to avoid mosquito bites. Use EPA approved insect repellent, cover up with pants and long sleeves, and use screens to keep mosquitoes outdoors. http://bit.ly/2H04d3e

Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

By on August 8, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

SHINE Program Manager Tracey Benson will give a Medicare presentation on August 26th in Falmouth for those that are turning 65, thinking about retirement, or just those who may want to learn more about Medicare. WHEN: Monday, August 26th | 1:30 PM-3:00 PM WHERE: Falmouth Senior Center, 300 Dillingham Ave., Falmouth, MA. 02540 Stay tuned for […]

Public Health Notices

PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

August 15, 2019 – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT –  Mosquito samples collected this week in Bourne and Falmouth have tested positive for the virus Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE). Please take precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Read more information at https://www.mass.gov/lists/mosquito-borne-disease-information-for-the-general-public

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed the presence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) in #BarnstableCounty. The public is urged to be vigilant and practice personal protection to avoid mosquito bites. Use EPA approved insect repellent, cover up with pants and long sleeves, and use screens to keep mosquitoes outdoors. http://bit.ly/2H04d3e

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