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SHINE Offers Presentations to Explain Medicare Coverage Options

SHINE Offers Presentations to Explain Medicare Coverage Options

By on September 28, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

  SHINE PROGRAM | MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT PRESENTATIONS Medicare’s Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Medicare Prescription) Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th for 2019 plan choices. The Cape and Islands Regional SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program is offering community presentations to explain Medicare coverage […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases Video Series “Tickology”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases Video Series “Tickology”

Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases Video Series “Tickology” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2018 Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley | Phone: 508-375-6896 | Email: sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org BARNSTABLE (Sept. 25, 2018)—Barnstable County announced that the Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension released its first digital video series, “Tickology,” premiering today on YouTube. Join Larry Dapsis, Entomologist […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant

By on September 25, 2018 in Department News, Press Releases

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 25, 2018 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY   Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828   Erin Perry, Special Projects Manager eperry@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828    Commission lead partner on $400K Watershed Grant Federal funds to ensure best data available to assess clean water projects   […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kristy Senatori Appointed Cape Cod Commission Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kristy Senatori Appointed Cape Cod Commission Executive Director

INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director ksenatori@capecodcommission.org | 508-362-3828 Senatori Appointed Cape Cod Commission Executive Director Kristy Senatori to lead the Cape Cod Commission BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners unanimously approved the recommendation of the Cape Cod Commission Executive Committee and […]

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Welcoming New Members to AmeriCorps Cape Cod | Year 20

Welcoming New Members to AmeriCorps Cape Cod | Year 20

By on September 10, 2018 in Department News, Recent News

On Tuesday, September 4, 23 AmeriCorps Cape Cod members arrived to start their 11 month term of service here on Cape Cod. The members will serve various towns, County, State, Federal, and Nonprofit entities.     The vision and mission of the AmeriCorps Cape Cod program is to offer a diverse group of trained adults […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 | State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 | State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2018 Media Contact: Shannon Jarbeau | Phone: 508-375-6952 | Email: shannon.jarbeau@barnstablecounty.org State Awards $317,020 to Barnstable County to Identify, Map and Manage Coastal Flooding BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, the Cape Cod Commission, and Center for Coastal […]

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NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

NAHMMA Recognizes Barnstable County’s Kalliope Chute

Kalliope Chute, the Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, was recognized for the impact she is making across Barnstable County last week at the NAHMMA National Conference (North American Hazardous Materials Management Association) in Portland, Maine. Kalliope’s role at Barnstable County is to help protect Cape Cod’s unique drinking water source, […]

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Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

For more information contact: Elizabeth Albert, Director 508‐375‐6626 balbert@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Department of Human Services Report Cited in Newly Released Public Health Toolkit Addressing the Opioid Epidemic August 24, 2018 – A report published by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services that analyzed opioid -related overdose deaths and implications for the trades and service workers […]

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VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

VISTA Volunteer Halsey O’Loughlin Joins Children’s Cove Team!

By on August 22, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 and incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs in 1993, VISTA volunteers are placed in service organizations across the United States, aiming to build capacity and enhance those organizations’ ability to serve their communities. VISTA Volunteers commit to one year of full-time service, for which they […]

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DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

DPH Awards Multi-year Grant to Barnstable County Tobacco Control Program

By on August 21, 2018 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment was among 16 municipal health departments that received funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a total of $1.5 million. The County received an annual award of $122,000 over the next four years to support its Tobacco Control Program that collaborates with neighboring towns on Cape […]

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