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Read the Newest Edition of the Department of Human Services Newsletter

Read the Newest Edition of the Department of Human Services Newsletter

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services provides a bi-weekly newsletter, bringing you all the latest announcements and resources related to human services. Especially during COVID-19, the newsletter provides a comprehensive overview of resources across our region. #WorkingForYou

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A Message from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension: Support the Local Seafood Industry

A Message from Cape Cod Cooperative Extension: Support the Local Seafood Industry

By on May 1, 2020 in Recent News

A MESSAGE FROM CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION: Our local fishermen, seafood harvesters, and shellfish farmers have been feeding our communities for centuries. The COVID-19 pandemic is showing us how essential our local food producers are in a time of crisis. Since most seafood is consumed through restaurants, local fish businesses are facing a challenging time. […]

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Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19

Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19

By on May 1, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 009 – COVID-19 May  For Immediate Release Barnstable County Continues to Respond to COVID-19 BARNSTABLE (MA) May 1, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) […]

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Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod

Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod

By on April 30, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager  508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Announces Task Force to Guide Strategies on Reopening Cape Cod (Barnstable, MA., April 30, 2020) –In anticipation of a decline in COVID-19 cases and as the summer season approaches, Barnstable County is forming a Reopening Task Force to develop recommendations and guidelines for reopening non-essential businesses […]

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Read the April Edition of Cape Cod Commission’s Reporter

Read the April Edition of Cape Cod Commission’s Reporter

By on April 30, 2020 in Recent News

Cape Cod Commission’s April edition of their newsletter reports on work with Cape Cod Health Care and BarnstableCounty Department of Health and Environment on the COVID-19 heatmap, a $1 million federal grant to support resiliency efforts on Cape Cod, and much more.

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Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk

By on April 29, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager  508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org  Free Grocery Delivery Service Launches for Barnstable County Seniors and Residents at Higher Risk The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps’ Delivery Service​ will help people who should stay home receive groceries and critical household goods. (Barnstable, MA., April 29, 2020) – The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), […]

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Harwich Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

Harwich Resiliency Efforts Lower Flood Insurance Premiums

By on April 28, 2020 in Misc, Press Releases, Recent News

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shannon Hulst CFM, Deputy Director, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Floodplain Specialist & CRS Coordinator Shannon.hulst@barnstablecounty.org (508) 375-6952 (Barnstable, MA – April 28, 2020) — The Town of Harwich’s advanced floodplain management efforts will net its residents a 15 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums. This represents an additional 5 […]

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A Message from Children’s Cove: Children and Online Safety

A Message from Children’s Cove: Children and Online Safety

By on April 27, 2020 in Recent News

With schools being closed, children of all ages have been spending a lot more time online. With this “new norm” of increased need for online access, those with online access, or those who are now getting access to the internet: parents need to take more time to talk about safety online. Child predators go where […]

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The Paycheck Protection Program Updates

The Paycheck Protection Program Updates

By on April 27, 2020 in Press Releases, Recent News

The Paycheck Protection Program Resumes today, April 27, 2020. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was recently passed to provide emergency relief for small- to medium-sized businesses disrupted by COVID-19. The Act created the Paycheck Protection Program, which will serve as an extension of the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loan program, […]

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Food Pantry Need Your Donations During COVID-19

Food Pantry Need Your Donations During COVID-19

By on April 24, 2020 in Misc, Recent News

With businesses closing and an increase in job loss, food insecurity is a concern in our community. Barnstable County residents have risen to the occasion have been helping our most vulnerable residents.  However, food pantries are in continual need of support.  Here are ways you can help: Primary Need is Monetary Donations The primary need is […]

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