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Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids

Barnstable County Human Services Awarded Three Grants To Address Opioids November 15, 2018 –  Barnstable County Department of Human Services has recently been awarded three new grants to support county wide efforts to address the opioid epidemic. Massachusetts Department of Public Health $20,000 for Bulk Narcan Purchase In response to Cape Cod’s high incidence of […]

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

By on November 12, 2018 in Misc

The offices at Barnstable County will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day.  Regular office hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM will resume on Tuesday, November 13th.

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EPA Awards Massachusetts Alternative Septic Test Center $96,604 to Help Reduce Phosphorous Pollution on Cape Cod

EPA Awards Massachusetts Alternative Septic Test Center $96,604 to Help Reduce Phosphorous Pollution on Cape Cod

By on November 7, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

As towns have struggled with the necessity to stem the flow of human-produced nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorous into our shared groundwater, ponds, bays, and estuaries, the team at Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC),  a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, is consistently working to develop innovative solutions. Recently the Baker-Polito […]

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Stephen Tebo Promoted to Assistant County Administrator

Stephen Tebo Promoted to Assistant County Administrator

By on November 2, 2018 in Misc, Recent News

We are happy to announce that Stephen Tebo has been promoted to Assistant County Administrator. In the past year Stephen has been serving as Interim Assistant County Administrator, assuming responsibility as the Business Manager for the Dredge and Information Technology as well as the oversight of the Fire Training Academy cleanup while still keeping Facilities […]

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Federal Funds Further Strengthen Children’s Cove

Federal Funds Further Strengthen Children’s Cove

By on October 29, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Children’s Cove: The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, received additional grant funding that strengthens its capacity to meet the increasing needs of victims of child sexual abuse, physical abuse, witness to domestic violence and commercial sexual exploitation (human trafficking). Federal funds from the Department of Justice: Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), awarded through the […]

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Cape Cod Communities Increase Momentum to Improve Water Quality

Cape Cod Communities Increase Momentum to Improve Water Quality

By on October 26, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Written by: Alexandra Dunn, Regional Administrator | October 15, 2018 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New England Region REPOSTED on www.barnstablecounty.org on October 26, 2018 This is an exciting time to be working to improve water quality on Cape Cod. The strong partnership between local communities, the Cape Cod Commission, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the […]

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For Immediate Release:  Barnstable County Sends Team to Assist Florida EOC After Hurricane Michael

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Sends Team to Assist Florida EOC After Hurricane Michael

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2018 Media Contact: Sonja Sheasley | Phone: 508-375-6896 | Email: sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Sends Team to Assist Florida’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) After Hurricane Michael BARNSTABLE, MA – Members from the Barnstable County All Hazards Incident Management Team (BCAHIMT) will deploy on Monday, October 15th to assist with response and recovery […]

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Watch SCREENAGERS on October 18, 2018

Watch SCREENAGERS on October 18, 2018

By on October 10, 2018 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Barnstable Recreation and Barnstable Youth Commission will co-host a FREE screening of SCREENAGERS on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 PM at the Barnstable High School Performing Arts Center. About SCREENAGERS Growing Up in a Digital Age Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second […]

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Flu Season is Coming!

Flu Season is Coming!

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to […]

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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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