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National Suicide Prevention Day

National Suicide Prevention Day

By on August 30, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

National Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th.  Ribbon Remembrance will begin at 12:00 pm. It will take place on the front lawn of the Barnstable County Superior Court located at 3195 Main Street, Barnstable MA.  The public is welcome and there will be refreshments after the ceremony.  Please join us and put a ribbon up […]

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Attend a Fall Garden Forum | Saturday October 5th

Attend a Fall Garden Forum | Saturday October 5th

Press Release Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod presents “Autumn Joy” A Fall Garden Forum on Saturday, October 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Harwich Community Building. Don’t miss out! This year’s feature presentation is “Landscaping for Small Spaces: Planting, Walkways, Water Features and More” presented by Warren Leach from Tranquil Lake […]

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Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Seeking Master Gardener Applicants for 2020

Press Release The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is now accepting applications for the 2020 class.  The Master Gardener Program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  This program is designed to meet the horticulture needs of Barnstable County citizens through education and outreach.  If accepted into the […]

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Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives

PRESS RELEASE Information from the Cape Cod Commission Press Contacts Kristy Senatori, Executive Director | 508-362-3818 ksenatori@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Communications Manager | (508) 744-1271 sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org Barnstable County License Plate Grant Program: Funding Available Cape and Islands License Plate Grant Funds Available to support local economic development initiatives FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Barnstable, MA – The […]

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Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

Attention Medicare Beneficiaries: Sign up on MyMedicare.gov

By on August 21, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

The SHINE Program encourages Medicare beneficiaries to sign up on www.MyMedicare.gov to take charge of their own health insurance information.  They will be able to see doctor’s visits, the list of preventive benefits, their drug list to use during Open Enrollment, and they can chat with customer service at Medicare. For an easy to follow […]

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Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

Barnstable County Mercury Disposal Services

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: August 21, 2019 Contact: Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist – Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope@BarnstableCounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org BARNSTABLE COUNTY MERCURY DISPOSAL SERVICES Mercury is a metallic element that people may have in their homes. It is extremely toxic to humans and can be problematic in the environment […]

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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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