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March 18, 2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition to  Phase IV of Reopening Plan

March 18, 2021 Baker-Polito Administration Announces Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan

By on March 18, 2021 in Recent News

Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22; Replaces Travel Order with Travel Advisory Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on Monday, March 22. The Administration continues to take steps to reopen the Commonwealth’s economy with public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction. This includes drops in […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents, Provides Weekly Dose Updates & $24.7 Million in Federal Funding for Vaccine Equity Initiative   

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents, Provides Weekly Dose Updates & $24.7 Million in Federal Funding for Vaccine Equity Initiative  

By on March 17, 2021 in Recent News

March 17, 2021 – Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the timeline for all remaining residents to be eligible for a vaccine.  The Administration also announced the weekly distribution of vaccine doses statewide for providers and a new $24.7 million investment in the Administration’s Vaccine Equity Initiative. Vaccine Eligibility Timeline Governor Baker today announced the dates […]

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State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

BOSTON (March 16, 2021) – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that the first case of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern, which originated in Brazil, has been detected in Massachusetts. The individual is a woman in her 30s who resides in Barnstable County. DPH was notified of her test results from genetic […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

By on March 10, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release March 10, 2021   (Barnstable, MA) — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to appoint Elizabeth Albert to the Barnstable County Administrator position following the departure of Jack Yunits, Jr.   Ms. Albert, who served as Director of the Department of Human Services since 2008, will be the first […]

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Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

By on March 10, 2021 in Recent News

March 11 webinar to focus on the health effects from exposure to PFAS contaminants in drinking water Join scientists from the University of Rhode Island (URI) STEEP Superfund Research Program Center for a virtual conversation on the human health effects of PFAS contaminants in drinking water. Hear from biomedical experts on the state of the […]

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Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

By on March 8, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Results from third business impact survey round out a comprehensive data collection effort  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 8, 2021) — Results from a third survey issued to local business owners by the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce complete a comprehensive effort to collect data that will help to understand the […]

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County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

By on March 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release March 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA.) – The Barnstable County Commissioners are preparing for County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.’s departure, slated for late spring. The three County Commissioners would like to take an opportunity to thank Yunits for his dedication and leadership during his tenure as County Administrator. As former Mayor of Brockton, […]

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Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter!

Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter!

By on March 4, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County Department of Human Services would like to announce that the Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter! This monthly newsletter is designed to provide information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Read it at  https://conta.cc/3kLD9HG  

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County Administrator Jack Yunits Jr. Discusses Departure from Barnstable County on the CapeCod.com Sunday Journal

County Administrator Jack Yunits Jr. Discusses Departure from Barnstable County on the CapeCod.com Sunday Journal

By on March 1, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

Jack Yunits, Jr. once commented of his position as County Administrator at Barnstable County, “It is the best job in the world. I am surrounded by brilliant staff who love working for the people of Cape Cod. My role is to support them and let them do their jobs. To paraphrase from the legend Casey […]

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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 […]

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