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April is National County Government Month

April is National County Government Month

April is National County Government Month, and this year’s theme is “Counties Matter”. Counties are one of America’s oldest forms of government, dating back to 1634. The structure of today’s 3,069 county governments is chartered under state constitutions or laws and are tailored to fit the specific characteristics of local areas. Barnstable County provides a […]

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Barnstable County Activates General Information Email Address in Response to COVID-19 Related Questions 

Barnstable County Activates General Information Email Address in Response to COVID-19 Related Questions 

By on March 31, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager 508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 31, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Government of Cape Cod has activated a general information e-mail address to field questions from the public related to novel coronavirus COVID-19. Barnstable County aims to provide accurate and timely information to the public. […]

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Information from IRS and U.S. Treasury on Economic Impact Payments

Information from IRS and U.S. Treasury on Economic Impact Payments

By on March 31, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

March 30, 2020 – Economic impact payments: What you need to know The IRS and the U.S. Treasury announced that the distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks. Eligible people who filed taxes for 2019 or 2018 will automatically get an economic impact payment from IRS. Some people who aren’t […]

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Contacts for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Needing Non-Medical Emergency Assistance

Contacts for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Needing Non-Medical Emergency Assistance

By on March 30, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager 508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 30, 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 seniors and disabled persons needing non-medical emergency assistance: For all […]

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Housing Assistance has established the Cape Cod COVID-19 Workforce Housing Relief Fund

Housing Assistance has established the Cape Cod COVID-19 Workforce Housing Relief Fund

By on March 30, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Housing Assistance has established the Cape Cod COVID-19 Workforce Housing Relief Fund to provide urgent and ongoing assistance with past due rent or mortgage payments or other housing-related expenses for current, year-round Cape Cod and Island residents who are losing income due to the coronavirus. To apply for support for any Housing Assistance programs, contact […]

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Visit the Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment Website for COVID-19 Information

Visit the Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment Website for COVID-19 Information

By on March 29, 2020 in Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment website is regularly updated so Barnstable County residents can quickly find the information and resources they need at this time. Please visit www.barnstablecountyhealth.org/  for information related to COVID-19.

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Fill Out Your Census 2020 Questionnaire Online

Fill Out Your Census 2020 Questionnaire Online

By on March 28, 2020 in Recent News

Take a moment and fill out your Census 2020 questionnaire. You do not need to wait for your paper questionnaire to respond to the Census. Go to the census form online (available in multiple languages) at https://my2020census.gov/  

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Joint Letter from Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Healthcare, and Barnstable County Administration to Cape Cod Second Homeowners

Joint Letter from Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Healthcare, and Barnstable County Administration to Cape Cod Second Homeowners

By on March 27, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

Please read this joint letter from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Healthcare, and Barnstable County Administration to Cape Cod Second Homeowners.

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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 27, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 004 – COVID-19 March   For Immediate Release Barnstable County Continues to Prepare for Increased Number of COVID-19 Cases BARNSTABLE (MA) March 27, 2020 – The Barnstable […]

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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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