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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

Barnstable County Department of Human Services Bi-Weekly Newsletter

By on July 30, 2021 in Recent News

In the 301st edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services bi-weekly newsletter, you’ll find several important community announcements, events and trainings, resources and more. Please go to https://conta.cc/3l7Nq2W

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Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

Barnstable County Dredge Completes 25th Season

By on July 29, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

July 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – On July 1st, the County Dredge Sand Shifter finished the last phase of dredging in the outer channel of Saquatucket Harbor, Harwich, marking the end to a successful 25th season. Since its inception in 1995, the County Dredge program, led by dredge superintendent Jason Bevis, has dredged over 2,338,676 cubic yards of […]

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Registration is now open for the OneCape Summit

Registration is now open for the OneCape Summit

By on July 27, 2021 in Recent News

The seventh annual OneCape Summit will be held August 23-24, 2021 at the Wequassett Resort in Harwich, MA and will include both in-person and virtual components. This year, OneCape will focus on the critical challenges of water quality, climate change, and housing. Over the course of two days, sessions will cover strategies to address marine and freshwater quality, work to mitigate and adapt to climate-related […]

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Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

Your Toolkit for Understanding and Managing Child Tax Credit Payments

By on July 26, 2021 in Recent News

Do you have questions about coronavirus-related tax relief, Economic Impact Payments (EIP), how to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit and the new advanced Child Tax Credit?  Please find a comprehensive list of resources to guide you. IRS announces two new online tools to help families manage Child Tax Credit payments; one of three tools now […]

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The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

The Cape Cod Commission approves the region’s first-ever climate action plan

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

For Immediate Release (July 23, 2021) — The Cape Cod Commission approved the region’s first-ever climate action plan during its July 22, 2021 meeting.  The Cape Cod Climate Action Plan sets actionable goals for Cape Cod, within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts framework. It is intended to foster collaborative, targeted action to address climate change in measurable ways. The […]

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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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Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

Provincetown Expands Testing in Response to COVID-19 Cases

By on July 17, 2021 in Recent News

Vaccination Available at Testing Site Starting Monday STATEMENT ON RECENT COVID-19 CASES IN PROVINCETOWN from Town of Provincetown Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Outer Cape Health Services Honorable Sarah Peake, State Representative Honorable Julian Cyr, State Senator PROVINCETOWN, MA – In response to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Town of Provincetown is […]

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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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Enable MassNotify on your phone

Enable MassNotify on your phone

By on July 15, 2021 in Recent News

***IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ!*** By enabling MassNotify in your phone’s settings, you can be quickly notified if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 by another MassNotify user. This allows you to reduce risk for your loved ones, seek medical attention, and help to stop the spread of COVID-19. Learn how to enable MassNotify on your phone. […]

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