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Registration open for 2018  OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit

Registration open for 2018 OneCape Summit Building Environmental, Economic and Community Resilience August 16-17, Wequassett Resort, Harwich The Cape Cod Commission will host the fifth annual OneCape Summit on August 16 and 17 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich. The OneCape Summit has become a forum for local elected leaders, municipal staff and appointed board […]

Listen to the WCAI-FM Interview with Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistant Coordinator Kari Parcell

Listen to the WCAI-FM Interview with Barnstable County’s Municipal Assistant Coordinator Kari Parcell

By on June 14, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Kathryn Eident interviews Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell.  Learn how Kari is assisting Cape Cod towns with the changing landscape of recycling and waste reduction.  LISTEN HERE  

Join the Conversation | Community Design Workshops

Join the Conversation | Community Design Workshops

By on June 11, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Are you interested in how we can create a stronger community by introducing housing opportunities for all life stages in our communities?  Join us for a community conversation and voice your preferences at the first of two workshops. The towns of Eastham, Orleans, and Falmouth, in collaboration with the Cape Cod Commission and the award-winning […]

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 […]

Learn How Cape Cod’s Aquifer Works

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