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Important Information and Updates on COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod

–Looking for up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccination planning on Cape Cod? Please visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Information Page.

Sign up for advance notice of our COVID-19 vaccine clinics by email. Go to www.barnstablecountyhealth.org

–Safe, affordable and accessible COVID-19 testing is available for the Cape Cod community by appointment only at drive-through facilities located in Hyannis and Falmouth and now Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port. Visit our Testing Information Page for further details.

BARNSTABLE COUNTY NEWS

The mission of Barnstable County is to promote and sustain a pro-active open government that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Barnstable County.

Upcoming Meetings

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Mar
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Apr
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Apr
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Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm
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May
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May 5 @ 4:00 pm
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May
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May 19 @ 4:00 pm
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Jun
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Jun
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Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
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Jul
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Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm
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Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm
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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Recent News

Join this LIVE Streamed Event Tonight: Season of Change, Coping During COVID

Join this LIVE Streamed Event Tonight: Season of Change, Coping During COVID

By on February 24, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable, MA. (February 22, 2021) – The Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force and MassSupport Network are pleased to announce the presenters for Season of Change, Coping During COVID. This online public event will focus on understanding the psychological impact of the challenges faced during the pandemic and will offer helpful coping and self-care practices. The […]

Sunday Journal – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension – Fisheries & Aquaculture

Sunday Journal – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension – Fisheries & Aquaculture

By on February 22, 2021 in Recent News

Listen to Doug Verney’s podcast on CapeCod.com featuring Barnstable County and Woods Hole Sea Grant Extension Fisheries and Aquaculture specialist, Joshua Reitsma. Josh and Doug chat about shellfish farming, how to get started, plus water quality testing, management of coastal resources and supporting our shellfish farmers during the pandemic.  Listen HERE.

Old King’s Highway Achieves National Scenic Byway Status 

Old King’s Highway Achieves National Scenic Byway Status 

By on February 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

2021 designation makes it one of four in Massachusetts  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 22, 2021) – With its new designation as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S Department of Transportation, the 34-mile Old King’s Highway is now one of four in Massachusetts to achieve that status. Old King’s Highway was among three new Massachusetts […]

The Dredge Report | Week of February 7, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of February 7, 2021

By on February 17, 2021 in Dredge Updates, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham The Sand Shifter started dredging the Stage Harbor channel on Saturday! Most of the week was spent in mobilizing the pipe, bringing the dredge on station in the channel, and getting the pipe connected to the Booster Station. Dredging actually started on Wednesday, but the Booster Pump wasn’t working […]

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2021-2022 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod 2021-2022 Individual Placement Request for Proposal Release

By on February 17, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

  February 17, 2021 – (Barnstable County, MA) – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding three Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release webinars  for all organizations that are interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the 2021-2022 program year. * This year we have an option for current 2020-2021 Individual Placement supervisors to attend a shortened […]

Who Would You Nominate for the ‘Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year’ Award?

Who Would You Nominate for the ‘Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year’ Award?

By on February 17, 2021 in Recent News

The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Committee is seeking nominations for the Cape Cod woman who has made significant contributions in the arts, business, education, community involvement and/or volunteerism. The nomination must be no more than one typed page in length and should endeavor to include asmuch multifaceted information about the nominees as […]

Cape Cod Commission Presents ‘Navigating Pandemic-Relief Funding Programs’

Cape Cod Commission Presents ‘Navigating Pandemic-Relief Funding Programs’

By on February 11, 2021 in Recent News

Cape Cod Business Owners: The Cape Cod Commission recently announced a multi-part recovery and resiliency workshop series. The first workshop in the series, Navigating Pandemic-Relief Funding Programs will begin on 2/18. Register at https://bit.ly/3761rpV

New Leadership for Human Rights Advisory Commission for 2021

New Leadership for Human Rights Advisory Commission for 2021

By on February 11, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

February 11, 2021 – Barnstable, MA – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission has new leadership for 2021. Dr. Kate Epperly, who was the immediate past Vice Chair to the Board, was voted in as Chair. Advisory member, Patricia Oshman, was elected to Vice-Chair. Rev. Dr. Kate Epperly A lifelong community organizer and human rights […]

Public Health Notices

Phase 2 of the vaccination schedule will begin Feb. 1 (Monday) for people age 75+

Phase 2 of the vaccination schedule will begin Feb. 1 (Monday) for people age 75+

Governor Baker announced today: Phase 2 of the vaccination schedule will begin Feb. 1 (Monday) for people age 75+. Later in February, age 65 +and people with 2+ co-morbidities will be eligible – depending on vaccine supply from federal government. New mass vaccination sites were also announced. In addition to the site at Gillette Stadium […]

Vaccination Rollout Information

Vaccination Rollout Information

Vaccination Rollout Update: Visit https://bit.ly/2X9M3nj

New COVID-19 Test Sites are NOW OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS

New COVID-19 Test Sites are NOW OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS

Book an appointment in advance by calling the Community Testing Line at at 508-534-7103 ***Anyone who arrives at a test site without an appointment will be turned away. Be sure to schedule your appointment *** Hours of operation and location for each of the testing sites are as follows: Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis Hours: […]

Visit the Cape Cod COVID-19 Response Task Force Website (formerly the Cape Cod Reopening Task Force)

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