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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Announces Upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training on Cape Cod

By on July 23, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

July 23, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. | The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, a department of Barnstable County, announces upcoming ServSafe® Applied Food Safety Training, to be held at the Barnstable County complex, for both first-time food safety certification and recertification. By law, all foodservice locations must have at least one full-time food safety certified employee […]

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July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

July 19, 2021 – Provincetown, MA | Provincetown Residents and Visitors Urged to Take Precautions Due to Uptick of COVID-19 Cases

from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Following the 4th of July weekend, there was an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Provincetown in addition to individuals reporting COVID-like symptoms. COVID-19 infection has occurred in both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. As of Friday July 16, 132 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 had […]

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Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

Celebrating the 300th Edition of the Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly E-Newsletter

By on July 16, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

How the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Worked for Our Residents During the Pandemic The pandemic accelerated the adoption and implementation of new technologies in local governments. Many local government employees have been working remotely, and Zoom meetings fast became the new communication tool. The Department of Human Services never missed a beat in […]

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Barnstable County Regional Food Access List

Barnstable County Regional Food Access List

By on June 22, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

See this Food Access Resources list, which we update regularly. Apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits DTA (Department of Transitional Assistance) has partnered with local organizations to assistance in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/SNAP applications. Visit their website to start your online application here  or contact Harbor Health (information below – if you need assistance […]

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Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Barnstable County’s Vaira Harik is Named Commonwealth Heroine by Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

By on June 4, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

June 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – Barnstable County is pleased to announce that Vaira Harik, Deputy Director of the Department of Human Services, was selected as a 2021 Commonwealth Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. The Commonwealth Heroine Award honors extraordinary women from across the Commonwealth who perform unheralded acts daily to make […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Learns Basic Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Burn Tactics

By on May 24, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Completed 2-day Blended Red Card Training Hosted by Cape Cod National Seashore Hosted by the Cape Cod National Seashore (CACO) Fire Management Office on May 12 and May 13, AmeriCorps Cape Cod took part in Basic Wildland Fire Training (S130/190).  The training followed an online training module the members completed over the […]

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Do You Know Someone 16-24 Who Would Benefit from Job Corps?

Do You Know Someone 16-24 Who Would Benefit from Job Corps?

By on April 29, 2021 in Misc

WHAT IS JOB CORPS? The Job Corps program is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through Career Technical and Academic Training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the […]

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Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

Results of 2021 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released 

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2021 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took place on January 26, 2021 on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. The Point in Time (PIT) counts people experiencing homelessness in emergency shelters, transitional housing, motels (if paid for by an agency), on the street, in cars, in abandoned buildings, and […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Presentation: “Know your Civil Rights” and “What is a Hate Crime”       

By on April 27, 2021 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release April 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Attorney General’s Civic Engagement Office, in collaboration with the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (BCRAC), will present a webinar on civil rights and hate crimes during its monthly board meeting on May 10, 2021.  Amanda Hainsworth, Assistant Attorney General in the AG’s Civil Rights Division, will […]

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Happy Patriot’s Day

Happy Patriot’s Day

By on April 19, 2021 in Misc

In observance of Patriot’s Day today, Monday, April 19, 2021, all Barnstable County offices are closed.

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