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Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, COVID-19 Press Releases, Local Health News, Newsroom For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Clarifies the Vaccination Process

For Immediate Release: Barnstable County Clarifies the Vaccination Process

Barnstable County Government seeks to clarify that although residents seventy-five years and older will be the next group eligible (Phase 2) to receive a COVID-19 vaccination beginning Monday, February 1, most will not find an available appointment immediately on Cape Cod. The reasons for the delay in the timeline are twofold: we are still in […]

1/27/21 at 2:46 pm     913
COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Announces Region-wide Helpline to Address COVID-19-Related Questions

Barnstable County Announces Region-wide Helpline to Address COVID-19-Related Questions

10 Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers prepare to begin taking calls next Tuesday For Immediate Release  January 15, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment announced today the launch of a regionwide helpline to respond to COVID-19 related questions starting Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. 10 Cape […]

1/15/21 at 7:32 pm     1251
COVID-19 Press Releases COVID-19 Test Sites Open for Appointments on Cape Cod

COVID-19 Test Sites Open for Appointments on Cape Cod

Appointments for safe and more affordable COVID-19 testing services are available at the Cape Cod Melody Test in Hyannis and the Barnstable County Fairgrounds in Falmouth, beginning today. To receive a test, individuals must book an appointment in advance by calling the Community Testing Line at 508-534-7103. Tests for asymptomatic individuals are available for $75, […]

12/14/20 at 7:03 pm     517
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     1172
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     925
COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases Response Activities Continue in Barnstable County as  COVID-19 Cases Decline

Response Activities Continue in Barnstable County as  COVID-19 Cases Decline

BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 011 – COVID-19   For Immediate Release Response Activities Continue in Barnstable County as  COVID-19 Cases Decline  BARNSTABLE (MA) May 15, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to review the […]

5/15/20 at 8:59 am     417
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Uncategorized COVID-19 Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2020 Contact: Frank Schulze (Senator Cyr’s office) 508-562-0840 (cell) Frank.Schulze@masenate.gov Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely (CAPE COD) A region-wide task force has been assembled to develop strategies for reopening Cape Cod once it is safe to do so. The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force is led by the […]

5/7/20 at 10:28 am     1199
Community Tips, COVID-19 Press Releases, Food and Shelter, Older Adults and Senior Assistance 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

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), in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 […]

4/29/20 at 4:49 pm     416