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Cape Cod’s future relies on an accurate census count

Cape Cod’s future relies on an accurate census count

By on February 10, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

The United States 2020 Census is approaching. Communities across the nation are coordinating in order to ensure an accurate, complete count. Learn why this census is to so important, and why we need an accurate count of our increasingly diverse and growing population on CapeCod. http://bit.ly/2viA1NC    

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Important Updates to Coronavirus Information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Important Updates to Coronavirus Information from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

By on February 7, 2020 in Public Health Notices, Recent News

February 7, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China and the reported cases in this country.  As of right now there are 12 confirmed cases in the United States and approximately 100 patients being tested for the virus.  Massachusetts is still at 1.  The patient is not hospitalized […]

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April 1, 2020 is Census Day

April 1, 2020 is Census Day

By on February 3, 2020 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

April 1, 2020 is Census Day! The Cape Cod Complete Count Committee is a partnership of local, regional, state, and federal officials working to ensure the best, most accurate count for the federal 2020 Census. Learn how census data helps governments make funding decisions, nonprofits perform services, and businesses create jobs. Understanding changes in a […]

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One Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts as of February 1

One Confirmed Case of Coronavirus in Massachusetts as of February 1

Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment is constantly being updated and following the recommendations of the state department of public health and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the novel coronavirus situation. As we receive new information, we will post it here on our website, as well as links to the state website. As […]

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Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

As always at this time of year, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurses, a division of the Department of Health and Environment, encourage you to take extra precautions to protect yourself from the Influenza virus (Flu). Children, the elderly, and those with asthma are especially vulnerable. Additionally, while there have been no confirmed cases of […]

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Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

By on January 27, 2020 in Misc

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force Cape Teens Volunteer to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Teen TASK (Taking A Stand for Kids) Force with Nauset Regional High School sophomores joining the program this year to raise awareness about […]

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Cape Cod Commission: 2019 Year in Review

Cape Cod Commission: 2019 Year in Review

By on January 27, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

We invite you to view the Cape Cod Commission’s 2019 Year in Review. Learn about how the Cape Cod Commission contributes to improving our region while preserving the unique qualities that make Cape Cod special. Click here to view: https://cccom.link/yir

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Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Children’s Cove | The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center Contact: Stacy Gallagher, Children’s Cove 508-375-0410 • sgallagher@childrenscove.org January 27th, 2020 Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force Cape Teens Volunteer to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Cape Cod, MA – Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is pleased […]

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Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

Deputy Director of Barnstable County Health & Environment Appointed to Serve on LRPHAC

By on January 27, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Congratulations to Erika Woods, Senior Environmental Specialist and Deputy Director of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment. Erika was recently appointed to serve on the Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee for a 2-year term. The Massachusetts Local and Regional Public Health Advisory Committee (LRPHAC) serves in an advisory capacity to […]

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Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Travel Alert: Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan, China

By on January 24, 2020 in Public Health Notices

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan, China. In response to an outbreak of respiratory illness, Chinese officials have closed transport within and out of Wuhan, including buses, subways, trains, and the international airport. Please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more information.

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