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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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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Takes Part in the CARE about a Clean Cape & Islands Summit

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Takes Part in the CARE about a Clean Cape & Islands Summit

By on November 14, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod member Jordanne Feldman attended the “CARE about a Clean Cape & Islands Summit, Protecting Our Environment from Plastic Pollution and Litter” to discuss ways in which we can all contribute to decreasing the amount of litter around Cape Cod. In partnership with Center for Coastal Studies and Cape Cod Anti-Litter Coalition, CARE […]

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Veterans Day | Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Day | Monday, November 11, 2019

By on November 8, 2019 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

On Monday, November 11, we stand united in respect for all our veterans. Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans and gives us a time to pay our respects to those who have served. About Veterans Day Veterans Day started as a day to reflect upon […]

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Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade provides information on teen vaping at the MRSD Parent University

Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade provides information on teen vaping at the MRSD Parent University

By on November 5, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The following article was published in the Cape Cod Chronicle on October 30, 2019 and is shared here with permission. Monomoy Regional School District Parent University Clears The Air On Teen Vaping  By: Kat Szmit HARWICH – A handful of Monomoy Regional School District parents got a crash course in vaping on Oct. 16, when Kim […]

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Cape Cod Commission holds community climate meetings

Cape Cod Commission holds community climate meetings

Attendees from across the region offer feedback to establish a framework for mitigating and adapting to climate change on Cape Cod In October, the Cape Cod Commission hosted a series of sub-regional community meetings that solicited input on planning priorities, concerns, and barriers to moving climate adaptation and mitigation actions forward throughout the region. Feedback […]

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Available Vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program

Available Vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program

Please see a list of available vaccines at Barnstable County Public Immunization Program.  Download this flyer:

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Lower Cape TV “Peak Time” takes a look at vaping with Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade

Lower Cape TV “Peak Time” takes a look at vaping with Barnstable County Substance Use Program Manager Kim Slade

By on October 29, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Watch this episode of Peak Time on Lower Cape TV.   Jack Peak talks with Kim Slade, Substance Use Program Manager here at Barnstable County about the dangers of vaping, along with strategies for parents and teens for avoiding the risks.

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Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant

Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Kristy Senatori, Executive Director Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 Experts Collaborate to Establish Southeast New England Technical Assistance Network Cape Cod Commission partner on $1.75 million Federal grant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 28, 2019: A collaboration of thirteen organizations, including the Cape Cod Commission, have received a $1.75 million grant […]

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Seeking Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Intern | Spring 2020

By on October 28, 2019 in Internships, Misc

The Department of Health and Environment is seeking an Intern for the spring semester, 2020. Applications are due by November 30, 2019. This internship will focus on data collection and analysis for the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force. Tasks will include: In this internship, the person will work with The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force, […]

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