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Multiple Schools Participate in WET Festivals Across the Cape

Multiple Schools Participate in WET Festivals Across the Cape

February 11, 2020 – Eastham, Truro, Wellfleet, and Bourne, MA- The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps Cape Cod conducted two water festivals across the Cape throughout the month of January. Eastham Elementary hosted not only their own students, but Wellfleet and Truro students as well, on January 10th, while Bourne Intermediate hosted the festival […]

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Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant

Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant

For Immediate Release   Media Contact:  Kim Slade, Substance Use Program Manager 508‐375‐6845 kim.slade@barnstablecounty.org Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant Funding will support various substance use prevention initiatives Barnstable, Massachusetts, February 11, 2020– Recipients from several communities across Cape Cod will receive a grant up […]

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Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces 2020-2021 Individual Placement Request for Proposal

Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod Announces 2020-2021 Individual Placement Request for Proposal

  Barnstable County, MA., February 10, 2020 – Barnstable County AmeriCorps Cape Cod is holding three Individual Placement Request for Proposal (RFP) release webinars for all organizations that are interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the 2020-2021 program year.   * This year we added an option for current 2019-2020 Individual Placement supervisors to attend a shorted […]

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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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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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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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Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

Master Gardener Scholarships & Children’s Garden 2020

  MASTER GARDENER SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED FOR 2020 The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for this scholarship must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture, horticulture or a related natural resource […]

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