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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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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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Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

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

What do YOU think is the most common type of trash found on the beach? Our Cape Cod students will soon find out through our new interactive activity, Beach Clean-Up, that has been added to our Wet Fest kids program! Wet Fest is a collaboration between Love Your Local Water It’s a Cape Cod Thing. and AmeriCorps […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

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

AmeriCorps Cape Cod celebrated the 25th anniversary of MLK day by hosting an arts and crafts drive benefiting after school programs at the Nauset Youth Alliance and The Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod. ACC member, Katie McGovern, took the lead planning and organizing the event with the intention to give back to Cape […]

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In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Monday, January 20, 2020

In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Monday, January 20, 2020

By on January 20, 2020 in Misc

Today we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who inspired many with his words of wisdom and life, a man who helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. All Barnstable County offices are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

By on January 17, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium,  is proud to collaborate with our state and local municipal partners in providing funding assistance to affordable housing developments in our Cape communities.  Recently the HOME Consortium awarded a conditional commitment of $150,000 to he Residences at Yarmouth Gardens, Yarmouth. The Residences at Yarmouth Gardens is the redevelopment of an […]

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Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

By on January 16, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services created a Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide to help you find services in our region. It is accessible at https://www.mychoicematters.net/find-help/resources Request print copies of this guide at humanservices@barnstablecounty.org

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Preparing for the January 2020 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time Count

Preparing for the January 2020 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time Count

The 2020 Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 28th and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 29th. A training session for all volunteers will be as follows: WHEN: Thursday, January 23rd from 2:30PM to 4:00PM WHERE: Harborview Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main Street, […]

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Register for Backyard Horticulture

Register for Backyard Horticulture

BACKYARD HORTICULTURE 2020 January 6, 2020 – The holidays are over so what better way to spend the next 2 months but to enroll in this eight week long educational program (classes are held once a week), sponsored by the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod.  This program is designed for the residential gardener and […]

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4-H Babysitting Course

4-H Babysitting Course

4-H Babysitting Course January 3, 2020 – Upcoming 4-H Babysitting Course:  These courses are for participants 11 or older.  Instructed by a 4-H Program Associate.  Pre-registration required and is first-come, first-serve.  See details below or visit http://bit.ly/4H_Babysitting   West Falmouth Public Library 575 West Falmouth Highway West Falmouth, MA  02574 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 & […]

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