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COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Dolphin Drive Thru – Student Lunch Program

Dolphin Drive Thru – Student Lunch Program

To help families during this period of school closure, the Dennis-Yarmouth food service staff will be preparing breakfast and lunch for all students daily. You do not have to qualify for a free or reduced-price lunch to participate.

3/20/20 at 11:54 pm     359     The Town of Dennis
COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Army Corps Closing Canal Facilities To Public Due To Virus

Army Corps Closing Canal Facilities To Public Due To Virus

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced measures it is enacting to curb the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. Effective immediately and until further notice, canal recreation facilities are closed to the public.

3/20/20 at 11:43 pm     304     The Bourne Enterprise
COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Food Pantry Takes Safety Precautions, Prepares For More Clients

Food Pantry Takes Safety Precautions, Prepares For More Clients

The Sandwich Food Pantry this week rolled out new safety protocols for customers who come to the pantry to pick up food. If you need more information on local food pantries, please visit:  The Cape Cod Hunger Network

3/20/20 at 11:27 pm     453     The Sandwich Enterprise
COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Cancellations related to COVID-19 on Cape Cod and Islands

Cancellations related to COVID-19 on Cape Cod and Islands

The following cancellations or changes in procedure have been announced on Cape Cod and the Islands in response to concerns over the new coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.

3/20/20 at 11:11 pm     824
COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Newsroom, Unemployment Benefits Important Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Important Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 20, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services, in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 response, wishes to bring to the public’s attention the following information for workers who are out of work or losing hours due to COVID-19. For Workers Out of Work or Losing Hours Due to COVID-19: If […]

3/20/20 at 3:59 pm     437
COVID-19 Science, Newsroom Coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in South Korea. What’s the secret to its success?

Coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in South Korea. What’s the secret to its success?

Europe is now the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. Case counts and deaths are soaring in Italy, Spain, France, and Germany, and many countries have imposed lockdowns and closed borders. Meanwhile, the United States, hampered by a fiasco with delayed and faulty test kits, is just guessing at its COVID-19 burden, though experts believe it […]

3/20/20 at 3:15 pm     757     Science
COVID-19 Science, Local Health News, Newsroom Concerned About Taking Ibuprofen For Coronavirus Symptoms? Here’s What Experts Say

Concerned About Taking Ibuprofen For Coronavirus Symptoms? Here’s What Experts Say

Over the past few days, social media has lit up with reports, picked up by some media outlets, that taking drugs like ibuprofen to ease COVID-19 symptoms could actually worsen the progress of the illness. But most infectious disease experts say there’s no good scientific evidence at this point to support that claim.

3/20/20 at 3:08 pm     336     NPR
COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Cape Cod schools work to feed students in need during shutdown

Cape Cod schools work to feed students in need during shutdown

Schools are now responsible for nourishing the bodies in addition to the minds of their young charges, and most school districts on the Cape have been busy since the weekend putting together breakfast and lunch programs to keep children fed even as classes are shut down.

3/20/20 at 3:03 pm     332     Cape Cod Times