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Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

Barnstable County Services Presentation | OneCape Summit 2018

By on August 15, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

An overview of several Barnstable County services offered to the 15 towns of Cape Cod, scheduled to be presented by County Commissioner Leo Cakounes at the 2018 OneCape Summit on Friday, August 17th. 2018 OneCape Presentation

Register for the Next “ServSafe” Food Safety Training

Register for the Next “ServSafe” Food Safety Training

CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY 3195 Main Street – PO Box 367 Barnstable, MA 02630-0367 www.capecodextension.org For Immediate Release Date: August 13, 2018 Contact: Kim Concra Cape Cod Cooperative Extension 800-375-6884 www.capecodextension.org “ServSafe” Food Safety Training on Cape Cod “ServSafe”, a training program in applied food safety for the food service industry, will be […]

Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Reminds Residents of Mercury Disposal Services

CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY 3195 Main Street – PO Box 367 Barnstable, MA 02630-0367 www.capecodextension.org For Immediate Release Date: August 8, 2018 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 Recently there was a large spill of liquid, or elemental, mercury […]

Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit

Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2018 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Acting Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Gov. Baker to address OneCape Summit Scheduled to speak on opening day of conference Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is confirmed as a Keynote Speaker for the 2018 OneCape Summit, scheduled […]

Best Wishes to AmeriCorps Members of 2017-2018

Best Wishes to AmeriCorps Members of 2017-2018

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Year 19 Comes to a Close Thursday, July 26, 2018 – After completing 11 months of service with the Cape Cod National Seashore, town Natural Resource Departments, IFAW and many other service partners across Cape Cod, 31 members gathered at the Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College along with family, friends and members […]

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Internships

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2018 Internships

By on July 23, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

We currently have two opportunities to intern at Barnstable County this Fall 2018 at Children’s Cove and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Please see job descriptions and links to apply here.

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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