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BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT

BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT

By on December 3, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

TOWN OF BARNSTABLE REPRESENTATIVE (508) 862-4658 NOVEMBER 29, 2018 BARNSTABLE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ANNUAL AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT The Barnstable County Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce the 2018 Rosenthal and Cornerstone Award Recipients.  The Rosenthal Community Champion Award, was named after Irving Leopold Rosenthal – it is given to those in the public sector […]

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 […]

Human Rights Commission Hosts Award Ceremony and Breakfast

Human Rights Commission Hosts Award Ceremony and Breakfast

By on November 23, 2018 in Recent News

Barnstable County Human Rights Commission hosts Human Rights Breakfast on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:30m AM in the Terrace Room at the Hyannis Golf Course located at 1840 Iyannough Road, Hyannis.  The Cornerstone and Rosenthal Awards for Human Rights Activism will be presented. Find out more information HERE.

Barnstable County Wishes You A Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Barnstable County Wishes You A Happy Thanksgiving 2018

By on November 21, 2018 in Recent News

A Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Barnstable County!  Our offices will be closed today, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM and will reopen on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM.

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids November 15, 2018 –  Barnstable County Department of Human Services has recently been awarded three new grants to support county wide efforts to address the opioid epidemic. Massachusetts Department of Public Health $20,000 for Bulk Narcan Purchase In response to Cape Cod’s high incidence of […]

Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop to be Hosted by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop to be Hosted by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2018 | Media Contact: Kalliope Chute | Phone: 508-375-6699 | Email: kalliope@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, MA – Chemical Safety and Climate Change Preparedness Workshop Many businesses, such as hospitals, boatyards, painters, landscapers, and hotels, use chemicals in their day-to-day operations. Many businesses are not aware of free and anonymous programs offered by […]

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