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Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

Read the September 3rd Edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter

By on September 3, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Read the latest edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ E-Newsletter. This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. #CapeCod

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Are You New to Medicare?

Are You New to Medicare?

By on September 1, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Please visit the Barnstable County Department of Human Services SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program information page to find video links, a beginner’s guide, and more to get started with Medicare.  Questions? Contact the SHINE office at 508-375-6762 SHINE

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Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

By on August 20, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County hosted a webinar for school departments, personnel and all stakeholders on Cape Cod and the Islands today providing clarification on topics including interpreting local data, the different kinds of tests, guidance on purchasing supplies, disinfecting vs. cleaning, and much more. Watch the replay.   Agenda and presenters are as follows: ​Senator Julian Cyr […]

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Commonwealth Launches New Community-Level COVID-19 Interactive Map

Commonwealth Launches New Community-Level COVID-19 Interactive Map

By on August 18, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Use this map to learn about key COVID-19 metrics in our community.  The Commonwealth is reporting enhanced community-level data on key COVID-19 metrics as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to partner with cities and towns to slow the spread of the virus.

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Meet Mike Walker, Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) Manager

Meet Mike Walker, Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) Manager

By on August 4, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Mike Walker. Mike is the Manager of Barnstable County’s Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC). As part of the Barnstable County All-Hazards Incident Management Team under the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee, the MACC provides local Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) with resources and information during major county-wide or regional incidents, usually […]

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Please Show Up With a Mask

Please Show Up With a Mask

By on July 30, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment is exploring new ways to convey to young locals and visitors the importance of wearing masks during the pandemic and launched the #ShowUpWithAMask campaign today. We get it. It’s summer and you would rather be on the beach or at a get-together with friends, but Cape Cod […]

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Barnstable County Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA

Barnstable County Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA

By on July 24, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Information from Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Multi-Agency Coordination Center Receives Large Shipment of PPE from MEMA 22 communities on Cape & Islands will receive supplies BARNSTABLE (MA) July 24, 2020 –In the state’s on-going efforts to contain and stop the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), this morning the National Guard […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Nutrition and Food Safety Educator

Meet Barnstable County’s Nutrition and Food Safety Educator

By on July 21, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Barnstable County Employee Feature goes to Kim Concra! Kim has worked at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension for the past 14 years. Kim conducts safe food handling classes and ServSafe instruction for Barnstable County foodservice workers and managers. She also champions community access to fresh, local food, teaching nutrition workshops, food pantry nutrition education, […]

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Are You and Your Family Prepared?

Are You and Your Family Prepared?

By on July 16, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week in Massachusetts! We’ve partnered with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and other agencies to remind you to prepare for the impacts of a tropical storm or hurricane.  In this video, Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Specialist Andrew Platt, explains our regional shelter system on Cape Cod and provides tips on being ready for […]

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Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

Meet Barnstable County’s Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist Kalliope Chute

By on July 15, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

Today’s Employee Feature goes to Kalliope Chute! Kalliope works as a Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist in the Water Quality and Hazardous Materials program at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Kalliope’s job is to help protect Cape Cod’s sole source aquifer from chemical contamination.  When asked what she likes best about working for the County and the people of […]

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