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Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom Low-flying helicopters to distribute rabies vaccines for wildlife on Upper Cape Cod

Low-flying helicopters to distribute rabies vaccines for wildlife on Upper Cape Cod

In an attempt to get rabies vaccines to raccoons and other wildlife, oral rabies vaccine baits will be distributed by helicopter and vehicles starting Monday in portions of Barnstable and Plymouth counties. The distribution of the vaccine baits north and west of the Cape Cod Canal will continue through June 4, according to a press release from […]

5/6/21 at 12:05 am     9          Cape Cod Times
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     1307
COVID-19, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Staff in the Community Barnstable County plans to open five regional vaccination clinics

Barnstable County plans to open five regional vaccination clinics

Barnstable County officials said they plan to work with local towns to open five regional COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Cape Cod as early as phase two of the state’s vaccine schedule, which starts next month. “We have the framework here. What I see happening is a hybrid model,” said Sean O’Brien, director of the Barnstable […]

1/15/21 at 7:26 pm     677     Cape Cod Times
Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Uncategorized PFAS-REACH Children’s Health Study

PFAS-REACH Children’s Health Study

Did you live or work in Hyannis before 2016? Do you have preschool age children? If so, your family may be eligible for the PFAS-REACH children’s health study. Silent Spring Institute is studying how PFAS exposures from drinking water during pregnancy and early in life may affect children’s immune systems. Participants will receive up to […]

11/9/20 at 1:36 pm     375
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Prevention, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event

Information from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment Barnstable County to Host Drive-Thru Flu Shot Event No appointment is necessary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Barnstable County – August 20, 2020 – Barnstable County residents can get a flu shot without leaving their cars at the Barnstable County complex on September 26 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, […]

8/20/20 at 3:36 pm     1251
Children and Family, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Schools, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

Watch the Replay of the Informational Webinar for School Leadership and Stakeholders During COVID-19 | August 20, 2020

Barnstable County hosted a webinar for school departments, personnel and all stakeholders on Cape Cod and the Islands today providing clarification on topics including interpreting local data, the different kinds of tests, guidance on purchasing supplies, disinfecting vs. cleaning, and much more. Watch the replay.  

8/20/20 at 12:00 pm     519
Community Tips, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on September 26th from 8 AM- Noon

Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on September 26th from 8 AM- Noon

SAVE the DATE! Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Division is offering a Drive-Thru Flu Clinic on September 26th from 8 AM- Noon. No appointment is necessary.  This is a service provided by Barnstable County for all residents on Cape Cod.

8/14/20 at 10:33 am     794
Community Tips, Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Barnstable County Provides Contact Tracing Update

Barnstable County Provides Contact Tracing Update

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment recently updated the public on coronavirus-related contact tracing within Barnstable County. Barnstable County Provides Contact Tracing Update

7/8/20 at 8:48 am     858