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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 […]

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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 […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Shelters to Remain in Operation

By on March 15, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

Barnstable (MA) March 14, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call, Barnstable County Regional Planning Committee reviewed the progress of power restoration on Cape Cod and the plans for the regional shelter system. Given the slow pace of power restoration, the BCREPC determined that the following emergency shelters will remain open until further notice. […]

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For Immediate Release: Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

For Immediate Release: Three Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelters to Open

By on March 13, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2018 – At its 4 p.m. conference call on March 13, 2018, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) approved the activation of 3 regional shelters The following regional shelters will open at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13: Sandwich High School 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Sandwich Barnstable Intermediate School 895 Falmouth Road, […]

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For Immediate Release: Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

For Immediate Release: Another Powerful Ocean Storm Threatens Barnstable County

By on March 12, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 12, 2018 BARNSTABLE (MA) March 12, 2018 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. March 12, 2018, to discuss the approaching nor’easter. Citizens should take measures to prepare for another significant weather event with snow, high […]

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Open Meeting Law Regional Training Workshop

Open Meeting Law Regional Training Workshop

Learn more about the Open Meeting Law with this in-person training from the Attorney General’s Office (AGO). Monday, May 21, 2018 Barnstable Harborview Conference Room (in the Barnstable County Complex) 3195 Main Street (Route 6A) Barnstable, MA 02630 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM This workshop, offered free of charge, will provide an update on the […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County to Close Last Regional Shelter

By on March 5, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 5, 2018 The Regional Emergency Shelter at Cape Cod Regional Technical High School will close at 12 p.m. today.  A reception center is open at the American Red Cross Chapter House at 286 South Street, Hyannis BARNSTABLE (MA) March 5, 2018 – At its 10 […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Feeling Initial Effects of Winter Storm Riley

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Feeling Initial Effects of Winter Storm Riley

By on March 2, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 2, 2018 National Weather Service high-wind warning in effect from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday with wind gusts potentially at hurricane force. Major/severe coastal flooding Friday and Saturday over at least 3 tide cycles starting with Friday’s midday tide and peaking on Saturday […]

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For Immediate Release: What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use

For Immediate Release: What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use

By on March 1, 2018 in Press Releases, Recent News

For more information contact: Elizabeth Albert, Director 508‐375‐6626 balbert@barnstablecounty.org   What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Marijuana Use   March 1, 2018 – Barnstable County Department of Human Services recently released its sixth publication in a series of issue briefs related to substance use. “Marijuana Use and Parenting: What You Need to Know” […]

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For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Prepares for Powerful Ocean Storm

By on March 1, 2018 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Filed in Storm Press Releases by BCREPC PIO on March 1, 2018 Significant coastal flooding and beach erosion across eastern Massachusetts coast over at least 3 tide cycles from Friday through Saturday National Weather Service high-wind warning in effect from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday with wind gusts potentially at hurricane force Heavy […]

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