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Observing Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019

Observing Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019

By on May 24, 2019 in Recent News

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019, all Barnstable County offices will be closed.

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 www.capecodcommission.org/rtp Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5 Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is preparing the […]

Executive Office of Health & Human Services to Hold Recovery Coach Listening Session: Monday, June 6th at CCCC

Executive Office of Health & Human Services to Hold Recovery Coach Listening Session: Monday, June 6th at CCCC

The Department of Human Services would like to call attention to  this upcoming event: Recovery Coach Commission Listening Session on Monday, June 3rd, 4:00- 5:30 PM at Cape Cod Community College. This session is open to the public and all those currently working in a field related to substance use and recovery.

Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2019 The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 18th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Juliet Bernstein of Chatham. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: […]

Listen in as WCAI Reporters, Editors, and Kari Parcell, Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator at Barnstable County Discuss Recycling on Cape Cod

Listen in as WCAI Reporters, Editors, and Kari Parcell, Regional Waste Reduction Coordinator at Barnstable County Discuss Recycling on Cape Cod

Disruptions to international recycling markets have been widely reported. This led to conversations in the WCAI newsroom about how much of the waste we generate here on the Cape and Islands is being recycled. WCAI’s series The Big Blue Bin examines four major household recycling streams: cans, glass, paper, and plastic, to discover how much […]

Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

For More Information: Martha Taylor, HMIS Program Manager – Barnstable County Department of Human Services 508-375-6625 martha.taylor@barnstablecounty.org Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released May 9, 2019 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2019 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took […]

Public Health Notices

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

If you need help with answering questions from your public audiences, please use CDC’s Measles FAQ Get the tool kit at https://www.cdc.gov/measles/toolkit/state-health-departments.html You can also direct individuals to contact the CDC directly at cdc.gov/cdc-info/.    

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

  The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to you to know that measles is a concern for several popular travel destinations. Countries with current measles travel notices include: England, Italy, France, Greece, Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Columbia, Brazil, Congo, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Japan. What can you do? Everyone 6 […]

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Know the Risks, Signs & Symptoms of Blood Clots

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Know the Risks, Signs & Symptoms of Blood Clots

The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to share a recent PSA regarding the risks, signs and symptoms of blood clots from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  For more information, go to http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dvt/index.htm Click on the image below to see the full infographic.

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May
27
Mon
all-day Barnstable County Offices Closed...
Barnstable County Offices Closed...
May 27 all-day
In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, all Barnstable County offices will be closed.
May
29
Wed
10:00 am Board of Regional Commissioners ...
Board of Regional Commissioners ...
May 29 @ 10:00 am
Board of Regional Commissioners Regular Meeting @ Commissioners' Conference Room, Superior Courthouse, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
*Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with dates & start times. Can’t make it to the meeting?  You can also watch county meetings LIVE on our Barnstable County LiveStream Channel  
Jun
5
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
Jun
19
Wed
4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Jun 19 @ 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[...]

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