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Services and Support for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

Services and Support for Unaccompanied Homeless Youth and Young Adults

By on February 19, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Please see a list of community partners who provide intake for assessment and access to services and support to unaccompanied homeless youth and young adults. Print the FLYER provided by the Barnstable County Department of Human Services.  

Announcing Public Meetings to Discuss the Route 6 Eastham Corridor Study

Announcing Public Meetings to Discuss the Route 6 Eastham Corridor Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 19, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager stupper@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Notice of Public Listening Session Route 6 Eastham Corridor Study Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at 5 p.m. Eastham Public Library, 190 Samoset Rd, Eastham, MA Cape Cod Commission and Town […]

Housing Court and the Tenancy Preservation Program News

Housing Court and the Tenancy Preservation Program News

By on February 19, 2019 in Misc, Recent News

Last year the Housing Court was expanded to the Cape and Islands, however the closest location of the Court was in Plymouth, MA.  Effective Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Housing Court cases will be heard in Barnstable at the Barnstable Division of the District Court, Fourth Session, located at 3195 Main Street, Barnstable. ABOUT THE HOUSING […]

President’s Day Observance

President’s Day Observance

In observance of President’s Day on Monday, February 18, 2019, all Barnstable County offices will be closed. Regular office hours will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association

Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association

Barnstable County Receives “Risk Management Best Practices” Award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association February 12, 2019 – In recognition of their commitment to workplace safety, the DPW and Public Utilities Facilities Roundtable of Barnstable County has earned the “Risk Management Best Practices” award from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA), the County’s property and […]

HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs

HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs

IMMEDIATE RELEASE- HUD Awards Over $1.8M to Cape & Islands Homeless Programs The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) awards. The Cape and Islands CoC received $1.8 million dollars in funding for housing programs to support 136 formerly homeless individuals. The region also received grants […]

Public Health Notices

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Message from Barnstable County’s Entomologist

Ticks are year-round residents here on Cape Cod. Yes, they survive and are alive throughout the winter months. Read more in the Cape Cod Chronicle article featuring Barnstable County’s Entomologist Larry “The Tick Guy” Dapsis HERE. You can also find useful information on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension website on ways to prevent tick bites.

5 Tips to Beat the Flu Season in the Workplace

5 Tips to Beat the Flu Season in the Workplace

By on January 18, 2019 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses encourage you to read this article on preventing flu in the workplace found HERE.

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 […]

Barnstable County Meeting Center

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