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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Accepting SAPC Program FY20 Mini Grant RFPs

Barnstable County Department of Human Services Accepting SAPC Program FY20 Mini Grant RFPs

By on December 16, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC program is seeking applications from SAPC-member town substance use prevention coalitions and/or their school districts to further the following program priorities: Leverage My Choice Matters substance use awareness/prevention campaign for implementation at the town level (see MyChoiceMatters.net). Support SAPC member town coalitions/task forces and/or school districts in their implementation of evidence-based […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension 2020 Backyard Horticulture Program is Open for Registration

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension 2020 Backyard Horticulture Program is Open for Registration

By on December 11, 2019 in Department News, Recent News

The 2020 Backyard Horticulture program is an 8-week class taught by trained Master Gardeners covering a range of gardening topics. Registrations are now being accepted, space is limited and does fill up quickly. The registration form is available at http://bit.ly/2PbnL90

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Cape Cod Commission Accepting Comments on Mashpee Rotary Concepts

Cape Cod Commission Accepting Comments on Mashpee Rotary Concepts

INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION Media Contacts: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager |508-744-1232 stupper@capecodcommission.org Sarah Colvin, Communications Manager | 508-744-1271 sarah.colvin@capecodcommission.org www.capecodcommission.org Cape Cod Commission Accepting Comments on Mashpee Rotary Concepts Public comment period open now through December 23rd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Cape Cod Commission is now accepting public comments on conceptual […]

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Year Round Options for Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Year Round Options for Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Date: December 5th, 2019 Media Contact: Kalliope Chute Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Barnstable County Hazardous Materials Program 800-319-2783 Kalliope.Chute@barnstablecounty.org www.loveyourlocalwater.org Did you miss your town’s hazardous waste collection? The hazardous waste collection season on Cape Cod runs from April through October. If you miss your local collection there are various […]

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Cape Cod Healthcare Awards Barnstable County ‘Ask a Public Health Nurse Program’ $3K to Help Expand Services 

Cape Cod Healthcare Awards Barnstable County ‘Ask a Public Health Nurse Program’ $3K to Help Expand Services 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Barnstable County Regional Government of Cape Cod  Media Contacts:  Deirdre Arvidson, Public Health Nurse |508-375-6617|darvidson@barnstablecounty.org  Sonja Sheasley, Communications Coordinator|508-375-6896|Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org   Barnstable MA, November 26, 2019 – On behalf of the Department of Health and Environment, Barnstable County is pleased to announce that Cape Cod Healthcare has awarded the Public Health Nursing Division $3,000 for outreach to vulnerable and underserved populations […]

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Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands $516K in grants awarded to 21 out of 23 towns across Cape Cod & the Islands to support recycling and waste disposal challenges Barnstable, MA, November 22, 2019 – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that the Cape and […]

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Barnstable County Hosts Hazardous Waste Roundtable

Barnstable County Hosts Hazardous Waste Roundtable

By on November 20, 2019 in Department News, Meetings, Misc, Recent News

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – Barnstable County hosted a Hazardous Waste Roundtable in the Eastwing Conference room at the Barnstable County Complex.  Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension welcomed twenty-five representatives from municipalities across Cape Cod, MassDEP, and volunteer Hazardous Materials Collections workers.  They came together to discuss the […]

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Barnstable County License Plate Grant Funding Awarded 

Barnstable County License Plate Grant Funding Awarded 

Barnstable County License Plate Grant Funding Awarded  $30,000 in grants awarded to support local economic development initiatives  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 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 micro grant awards through the Barnstable County License […]

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Director of Human Services Beth Albert discusses social determinants of health in Duffy Health Center’s new podcast

Director of Human Services Beth Albert discusses social determinants of health in Duffy Health Center’s new podcast

By on November 15, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

In the debut episode of Health Matters: Cape Cod, hear from the Director of Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services, Beth Albert. She discusses the makeup of her department and the unique work that they do in Barnstable County. The conversation serves to educate about Social Determinants of Health and provide some context for upcoming episodes. Listen HERE. Read the […]

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Cape-wide Sticker Shock Campaign Reminds Adults Not to Buy Alcohol for Minors

Cape-wide Sticker Shock Campaign Reminds Adults Not to Buy Alcohol for Minors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cape-wide Sticker Shock Campaign reminds adults not to buy alcohol for minors Barnstable, MA, November 14, 2019 – On Saturday, November 16, teams of Cape Cod youth and adults will “shock” purchasers of alcohol by placing 10,000 warning stickers on multi-packs of beer and other alcohol products in local stores as part of […]

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