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PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

PSA – Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) in Mosquito Samples

August 15, 2019 – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT –  Mosquito samples collected this week in Bourne and Falmouth have tested positive for the virus Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE). Please take precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Read more information at https://www.mass.gov/lists/mosquito-borne-disease-information-for-the-general-public

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Offers ‘Buried Treasures Self-Help Workshops’

Have belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar? Please join us at one of our Buried Treasures self-help workshops. These action-oriented self-help support groups are approximately 14 sessions and are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee. All […]

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PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

PSA from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment: Protect yourself from Mosquito-borne illness

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed the presence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) in #BarnstableCounty. The public is urged to be vigilant and practice personal protection to avoid mosquito bites. Use EPA approved insect repellent, cover up with pants and long sleeves, and use screens to keep mosquitoes outdoors. http://bit.ly/2H04d3e

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Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

Upcoming SHINE Presentation on Medicare

By on August 8, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

SHINE Program Manager Tracey Benson will give a Medicare presentation on August 26th in Falmouth for those that are turning 65, thinking about retirement, or just those who may want to learn more about Medicare. WHEN: Monday, August 26th | 1:30 PM-3:00 PM WHERE: Falmouth Senior Center, 300 Dillingham Ave., Falmouth, MA. 02540 Stay tuned for […]

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Barnstable County Retirement Association | Election 2019 Notices

Barnstable County Retirement Association | Election 2019 Notices

By on August 2, 2019 in Misc, Recent News

Please find links to documents relating to the Barnstable County Retirement Association Election 2019.       Please visit the Barnstable County Retirement Website for more information.

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Wrapping Up Year 20 – AmeriCorps Cape Cod

Wrapping Up Year 20 – AmeriCorps Cape Cod

  Last Thursday July 25, 2019,  AmeriCorps Cape Cod hosted its Year 20 Member Recognition Ceremony at Cape Cod Community College.     Twenty-one AmeriCorps Cape Cod members officially ended an 11-month commitment of service on Cape Cod.  During the past year they completed 166 projects in 15 towns on Cape Cod, including clearing herring run debris, […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019 Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Barnstable County Communications Coordinator Email: Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Declares August Seal-and-Shark Awareness Month BARNSTABLE, MA – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to make the month of August Seal and Shark Awareness Month on Cape Cod. Wellfleet concerned […]

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Six Participating Cape Homeowners to Install On-Site Septic System Phosphorus-Removal Technology in Efficacy Test

Six Participating Cape Homeowners to Install On-Site Septic System Phosphorus-Removal Technology in Efficacy Test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2019 Media Contact: Emily Michele Olmsted Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment | Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center Email: emilymichele.olmsted@barnstablecounty.org Phone: 508-375-6901 Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has received a grant from the EPA/MEP to test efficacy of on-site septic systems for phosphorous removal BARNSTABLE, MA […]

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Reflecting on Judy Vollmer’s 44 Years of Service at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

Reflecting on Judy Vollmer’s 44 Years of Service at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

By on July 31, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

As Judy Vollmer prepares for retirement this month, we wanted to reflect on her work over the last 44 years of her time at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.   Throughout those years Judy has made significant contributions to the Extension office.  She began her career working with youth, specifically through the Marine Science and Coastal […]

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MEMA Created Cape Cod Tornado Webpage

MEMA Created Cape Cod Tornado Webpage

By on July 26, 2019 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has created a new “Cape Cod Tornado” webpage with information specific to the recent tornado event.  MEMA will be updating the content as the recovery continues. Visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/cape-cod-tornado    

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