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Statement from Barnstable County Administration urging travelers from New York City Metropolitan area (CT, NJ, NY) to self-isolate

Statement from Barnstable County Administration urging travelers from New York City Metropolitan area (CT, NJ, NY) to self-isolate

By on March 26, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from Barnstable County Administration urging travelers from New York City Metropolitan area (CT, NJ, NY) to self-isolate Barnstable, MA – Thursday, March 26, 2020 – During this COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, Barnstable County Administration is asking persons traveling from COVID-19 “hot-spot” areas (including from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) to Cape Cod […]

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SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19

SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19

Is your business struggling as a result of the Coronavirus? You may be eligible for a disaster assistance loan. SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19 In response to the COVID-19 National Emergency, the SBA Express Bridge Loan (EBL) Pilot Program has been modified and the term extended. The EBL Pilot Program […]

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Barnstable County License Plate Grant Funding Awarded

Barnstable County License Plate Grant Funding Awarded

March 23, 2020 – The Cape Cod Commission, on behalf of the Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners and the Barnstable County Economic Development Council (BCEDC), is pleased to announce the award of a major grant through the Barnstable County License Plate Grant Program.  Read more at https://bit.ly/3aw2Ky4

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Cash Donations Needed for Local Non-Profits Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cash Donations Needed for Local Non-Profits Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

By on March 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager 508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Cash Donations Needed for Local Non-Profits Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic Local non-profit organizations are in need of unrestricted cash donations to maintain their services during this national emergency. Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 23, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services, in service […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Orders Non-Essential Businesses to Cease In-Person Operations

Gov. Charlie Baker Orders Non-Essential Businesses to Cease In-Person Operations

By on March 23, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

March 23, 2020 – Today, Gov. Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public as of Tuesday, March 24th, 12:00 PM until Tuesday, April 7th, 12:00 PM. Businesses and organizations not providing […]

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Has Your Employment Been Affected by the Coronavirus?

Has Your Employment Been Affected by the Coronavirus?

By on March 21, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Massachusetts residents whose employment is being affected by the coronavirus can file claims for benefits. This past week, Governor Baker signed legislation to allow for a waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment insurance payments. Visit the Department of Unemployment website to read the latest information on how to apply for benefits, including […]

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Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

For Immediate Release   Media Contact:  Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager 508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org   Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 20, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services, in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 response, wishes to bring to the public’s attention the following information for workers who […]

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Cape Cod Healthcare Announces Physician Policy Update for COVID-19 Testing

Cape Cod Healthcare Announces Physician Policy Update for COVID-19 Testing

By on March 20, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

(Hyannis, MA – March 20, 2020) Due to an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 testing since the roll out of drive-through testing this week, Cape Cod Healthcare has revised its policy relative to physicians able to order testing for patients. As of March 20, 2020, a physician must have affiliated status with Cape Cod Healthcare to […]

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Barnstable County Government is Open in Limited Capacity

Barnstable County Government is Open in Limited Capacity

By on March 20, 2020 in Recent News

Barnstable County is open in a limited capacity. All offices are closed to the public except the Water Quality Laboratory and the Registry of Deeds. The County Lab will be open until 1pm today, March 20, 2020. The Registry of Deeds is open for electronic and mailing recordings only.  

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Barnstable County Continues to Prepare for Increased Number of COVID-19 Cases

Barnstable County Continues to Prepare for Increased Number of COVID-19 Cases

By on March 20, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE (MA) March 20, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to review the current COVID-19 conditions and to discuss preparation efforts in the county. Agencies present on the call included over 75 representatives from across Cape Cod’s 15 towns and Nantucket.

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