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Cape Cod Healthcare Awards Barnstable County ‘Ask a Public Health Nurse Program’ $3K to Help Expand Services 

Cape Cod Healthcare Awards Barnstable County ‘Ask a Public Health Nurse Program’ $3K to Help Expand Services 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Barnstable County Regional Government of Cape Cod  Media Contacts:  Deirdre Arvidson, Public Health Nurse |508-375-6617|darvidson@barnstablecounty.org  Sonja Sheasley, Communications Coordinator|508-375-6896|Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org   Barnstable MA, November 26, 2019 – On behalf of the Department of Health and Environment, Barnstable County is pleased to announce that Cape Cod Healthcare has awarded the Public Health Nursing Division $3,000 for outreach to vulnerable and underserved populations […]

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Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands

Barnstable County Announces Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Funding Awarded to Cape Cod & the Islands $516K in grants awarded to 21 out of 23 towns across Cape Cod & the Islands to support recycling and waste disposal challenges Barnstable, MA, November 22, 2019 – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that the Cape and […]

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Barnstable County Hosts Hazardous Waste Roundtable

Barnstable County Hosts Hazardous Waste Roundtable

By on November 20, 2019 in Department News, Meetings, Misc, Recent News

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – Barnstable County hosted a Hazardous Waste Roundtable in the Eastwing Conference room at the Barnstable County Complex.  Kalliope Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension welcomed twenty-five representatives from municipalities across Cape Cod, MassDEP, and volunteer Hazardous Materials Collections workers.  They came together to discuss the […]

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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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