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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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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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Help Cape Cod Get a Complete Count in 2020

Help Cape Cod Get a Complete Count in 2020

Help us make sure all Barnstable County residents are counted in the 2020 Census! Data is used in many ways, including determining the distribution of over $674 billion annually in federal funds back to tribal, state, local governments;  redistricting of state legislative districts; forecasting future transportation needs for all segments of the population; and determining […]

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Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

George Heufelder, Environmental Specialist at the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, was awarded the “Sanitarian of Year”, Robert C. Periello Memorial Award at the annual Massachusetts Health Association Meeting in December, 2019. An outstanding Sanitarian from each state is selected annually by the […]

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