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Barnstable County Meeting Center

Feb
5
Wed
3:00 pm Charter Recall Provision Subcomm...
Charter Recall Provision Subcomm...
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm
Charter Recall Provision Subcommittee Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room
Please visit our Charter Review page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times for 2019/2020 Charter Review.  For regular Assembly of Delegates meetings, access our Business Calendar. You can also watch county[...]
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
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[...]
Feb
19
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
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[...]
Mar
4
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ Eastwing Conference Room, Barnstable County Complex
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

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

As always at this time of year, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurses, a division of the Department of Health and Environment, encourage you to take extra precautions to protect yourself from the Influenza virus (Flu). Children, the elderly, and those with asthma are especially vulnerable. Additionally, while there have been no confirmed cases of […]

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force Cape Teens Volunteer to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Teen TASK (Taking A Stand for Kids) Force with Nauset Regional High School sophomores joining the program this year to raise awareness about […]

Cape Cod Commission: 2019 Year in Review

Cape Cod Commission: 2019 Year in Review

By on January 27, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

We invite you to view the Cape Cod Commission’s 2019 Year in Review. Learn about how the Cape Cod Commission contributes to improving our region while preserving the unique qualities that make Cape Cod special. Click here to view: https://cccom.link/yir

Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

By on January 27, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Congratulations to Erika Woods, Senior Environmental Specialist and Deputy Director of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment. Erika was recently appointed to serve on the Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee for a 2-year term. The Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee (LRPHAC) serves in an advisory capacity to […]

Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

  MASTER GARDENER SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED FOR 2020 The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for this scholarship must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture, horticulture or a related natural resource […]

Public Health Notices

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

As always at this time of year, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurses, a division of the Department of Health and Environment, encourage you to take extra precautions to protect yourself from the Influenza virus (Flu). Children, the elderly, and those with asthma are especially vulnerable. Additionally, while there have been no confirmed cases of […]

Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

By on January 24, 2020 in Public Health Notices

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan, China. In response to an outbreak of respiratory illness, Chinese officials have closed transport within and out of Wuhan, including buses, subways, trains, and the international airport. Please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more information.

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