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County Services to Visitors

Bathing Beach Monitoring Program

We sample and analyze over 350 marine and freshwater beaches weekly, which adds up to over 4,300 samples per season. We test the water for two different types of fecal bacteria; Enterococcus in marine water, and E. coli in fresh water. Click here for Bathing Beach Monitoring Program

Buy Fresh Buy Local Cape Cod

Program connecting the public to local farms and seafood harvested on Cape Cod. Click here for Buy Fresh Buy Local

Shellfish in the Home

Safe Handling, Storing, and Cooking Practices of shellfish. Click here for Shellfish in the Home

Tick Testing

The public can send ticks in for testing, sometimes at a discounted rate, to learn what disease causing microbes the tick may be carrying, including pathogens that cause Lyme disease. Click here for Tick Testing