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Children and Family, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Local Health News, Newsroom, Prevention, Uncategorized Please Show Up With A Mask

Please Show Up With A Mask

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment is exploring new ways to convey to young locals and visitors the importance of wearing masks during the pandemic and launched the #ShowUpWithAMask campaign today. We get it. It’s summer and you would rather be on the beach or at a get-together with friends, but Cape Cod […]

7/29/20 at 10:41 am     219
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, Prevention Stay Healthy – Stay Open

Stay Healthy – Stay Open

To keep our businesses open and people employed, we need everyone to stay well. Massachusetts began reopening on March 25, one of the last to do so, and our rate of new cases has decreased by 75% from May 25 to July 10. We were also one of the first states to enact a mask […]

7/28/20 at 12:56 pm     22
Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Health Officials Stocking Up On Supplies

Barnstable County Health Officials Stocking Up On Supplies

Barnstable County Health Officials Stocking Up On Supplies

7/26/20 at 8:20 am     60
Community Tips, COVID-19, Prevention, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 The Continued Importance of Face Coverings and Masks

The Continued Importance of Face Coverings and Masks

Cloth face coverings and masks continue to be important in the prevention of COVID-19 spreading.  They are recommended as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the cloth face covering coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice. This is called source […]

7/20/20 at 7:45 pm     127
Community Tips, COVID-19, Food and Shelter Food Access & Resources

Food Access & Resources

See this Food Access Resources list, which we update regularly. Apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits DTA (Department of Transitional Assistance) has partnered with local organizations to assistance in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/SNAP applications. Visit their website to start your online application here  or contact Harbor Health (information below – if you need assistance […]

7/19/20 at 11:44 am     795
COVID-19, Mental Health and Self-Care Baker-Polito Administration Announces Crisis Counseling Assistance Program Call 888-215-4920 for Assistance

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Crisis Counseling Assistance Program Call 888-215-4920 for Assistance

As part of its efforts to support the behavioral health needs of Massachusetts residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the availability of a new crisis counseling assistance program. The new program, MassSupport, is funded through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) made available through the federal disaster declaration. Riverside […]

6/25/20 at 2:36 pm     140
Community Tips, COVID-19, Healthcare and Insurance COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod

COVID-19 Testing on Cape Cod

COVID-19 Testing Q&A for Businesses with Dr. Kevin Mulroy of Cape Cod Healthcare Watch a virtual Q&A session recorded on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 regarding testing and surveillance for COVID-19 as it relates to businesses opening. Below find find detailed information on several COVID-19 testing locations on Cape Cod.    

6/11/20 at 6:52 am     8215     
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, COVID-19 Press Releases, Newsroom Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org Website to Provide Information to Public as Summer Season Begins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- May 29, 2020 Cape Cod – The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force unveiled a new website this week: www.ReopeningCapeCod.org.The site serves as a one-stop location for residents, businesses, employees, municipalities, and visitors to the region. The […]

5/29/20 at 12:35 pm     467