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Barnstable County Offers Immunization Program

Barnstable County Offers Immunization Program

| 6/16/17

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states vaccines are one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century,

Concerned about Vaccine Safety? Here are the Facts.

Concerned about Vaccine Safety? Here are the Facts.

| 1/12/17

A wailing child, a needle-wielding doctor — what parent wouldn’t feel a twinge, at least for one heart-stopping moment, and

Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

Young Women Know About Skin Cancer Risks — But They’re Still Using Tanning Beds

| 1/12/17

Even though just about every young woman is aware that tanning can lead to skin cancer, as well as premature

Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika’s Effects on 1st Person Infected in US by Virus

Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika’s Effects on 1st Person Infected in US by Virus

| 1/12/17

The first person to be infected locally during Florida’s Zika virus outbreak was nearly five months pregnant, according to a

Want to Spare Your Pet From Cancer? Stop Smoking Cigarettes.

Want to Spare Your Pet From Cancer? Stop Smoking Cigarettes.

| 1/12/17

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland are urging pet owners who smoke to give up the habit for

Study on Sun Protection Behavior, Skin Cancer Awareness

Study on Sun Protection Behavior, Skin Cancer Awareness

| 1/12/17

A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities

Barnstable County Employee Named to Federal Committee

Barnstable County Employee Named to Federal Committee

| 11/15/16

BARNSTABLE (MA) November 15, 2016 – A senior environmental specialist at the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Announces Free Support Groups

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Announces Free Support Groups

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force announces the availability of free peer support groups for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding during

Rats! Reports Of The Furry Pests Surge in Mashpee

Rats! Reports Of The Furry Pests Surge in Mashpee

| 7/22/16

Mashpee health agent Glen E. Harrington has received significantly more reports and complaints of rats in residential Mashpee this year

Chatham And Harwich To Receive New Sunscreen Dispensers

Chatham And Harwich To Receive New Sunscreen Dispensers

| 7/19/16

First, the bad news. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is being diagnosed at a rate faster than any

Well Baby Fair to be Held May 28th

Well Baby Fair to be Held May 28th

A “Well Baby Fair” is open to anyone interested in the health and safety of our littlest Cape Codders! Learn

Hand-Me-Down Hazard: Flame Retardants in Discarded Foam Products

Hand-Me-Down Hazard: Flame Retardants in Discarded Foam Products

| 4/13/16

On 1 January 2015 California implemented the first U.S. rule mandating that certain products containing polyurethane foam be labeled to

Vaccine to Reduce Rabies in Wildlife will be Distributed

Vaccine to Reduce Rabies in Wildlife will be Distributed

PLYMOUTH, KINGSTON, CARVER, MIDDLEBOROR, ROCHESTER, MARION, BOURNE, FALMOUTH, SANDWICH, MASHPEE, BARNSTABLE, YARMOUTH & DENNIS If you find a vaccine/bait package:

Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol Abuse

Pot Smokers May Face 5 Times Greater Risk of Alcohol Abuse

| 3/15/16

People who smoke pot may be five times more likely to develop a problem with alcohol, such as addiction, a