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State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

State Public Health Officials Announce First Case of the P.1 COVID-19 Variant of Concern in Massachusetts, Urge Continued Protective Measures

BOSTON (March 16, 2021) – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that the first case of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern, which originated in Brazil, has been detected in Massachusetts. The individual is a woman in her 30s who resides in Barnstable County. DPH was notified of her test results from genetic […]

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Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners Appoint New County Administrator

By on March 10, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

  For Immediate Release March 10, 2021   (Barnstable, MA) — The Barnstable County Board of Regional Commissioners voted today to appoint Elizabeth Albert to the Barnstable County Administrator position following the departure of Jack Yunits, Jr.   Ms. Albert, who served as Director of the Department of Human Services since 2008, will be the first […]

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Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

Attend the “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” Webinar 3/11

By on March 10, 2021 in Recent News

March 11 webinar to focus on the health effects from exposure to PFAS contaminants in drinking water Join scientists from the University of Rhode Island (URI) STEEP Superfund Research Program Center for a virtual conversation on the human health effects of PFAS contaminants in drinking water. Hear from biomedical experts on the state of the […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of February 28, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of February 28, 2021

By on March 9, 2021 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham Another challenging week with the strong Northerly winds and cold temperatures halting operations on Monday afternoon through Wednesday, resuming dredging on Thursday, stopping again on Friday and Saturday. Below are some great photos that clearly displays the sand movement from the east to the west into the Stage Harbor […]

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Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

Cape Cod Businesses Report Continued Impacts due to COVID-19 Pandemic 

By on March 8, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

Results from third business impact survey round out a comprehensive data collection effort  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 8, 2021) — Results from a third survey issued to local business owners by the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce complete a comprehensive effort to collect data that will help to understand the […]

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County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

County Commissioners Prepare to Bid Farewell to County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.

By on March 4, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release March 4, 2021 (Barnstable, MA.) – The Barnstable County Commissioners are preparing for County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr.’s departure, slated for late spring. The three County Commissioners would like to take an opportunity to thank Yunits for his dedication and leadership during his tenure as County Administrator. As former Mayor of Brockton, […]

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Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter!

Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter!

By on March 4, 2021 in Recent News

Barnstable County Department of Human Services would like to announce that the Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is celebrating its 100th newsletter! This monthly newsletter is designed to provide information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Read it at  https://conta.cc/3kLD9HG  

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The Dredge Report | Week of February 21, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of February 21, 2021

By on March 3, 2021 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham Another challenging week in Stage Harbor, with strong Southerly winds halting operations on Monday, resuming dredging on Tuesday & Wednesday, stopped again on Thursday by strong Northwesterly winds, restarting again on Friday with a half day on Saturday before strong Southerly winds returned. We are approximately 25% of the […]

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County Administrator Jack Yunits Jr. Discusses Departure from Barnstable County on the CapeCod.com Sunday Journal

County Administrator Jack Yunits Jr. Discusses Departure from Barnstable County on the CapeCod.com Sunday Journal

By on March 1, 2021 in Misc, Recent News

Jack Yunits, Jr. once commented of his position as County Administrator at Barnstable County, “It is the best job in the world. I am surrounded by brilliant staff who love working for the people of Cape Cod. My role is to support them and let them do their jobs. To paraphrase from the legend Casey […]

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The Dredge Report | Week of February 14, 2021

The Dredge Report | Week of February 14, 2021

By on February 26, 2021 in Dredge Archives, Recent News

Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham Dredging continued on Monday, but on Tuesday we had to stop due to the strong northerly winds & seas that lasted throughout the day making dredging dangerous. On Wednesday we resumed operations but had to stop in the late afternoon to repair a small section of the discharge pipe […]

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