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COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Hyannis company steps up to aid coronavirus fight

Hyannis company steps up to aid coronavirus fight

A Cape Cod Company has modified equipment normally used to make deli takeout containers and other plastic packaging so it can produce N95 respirator masks for medical workers. Read this Cape Cod Times article.

3/22/20 at 1:03 pm     280
COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, Newsroom Organizers aim to raise $1M to help those affected by outbreak.

Organizers aim to raise $1M to help those affected by outbreak.

The idea behind the Cape Cod and Islands Major Crisis Relief Fund when it was organized four years ago was to create a super charity that would help local people devastated by major events such as a hurricane. But on Wednesday, relief fund employees spent part of the day switching out website photos of storm […]

3/21/20 at 9:41 pm     199     Cape Cod Times
Community Tips, COVID-19, Local Health News, Newsroom, Prevention Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus When You Pump Gas

Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus When You Pump Gas

Despite social distancing and working from home, some of us still need to commute by car, or drive to places for food, medicine, and other supplies. The occasional trip to the gas station is unavoidable, as is touching the pump handle and payment keypad. Pump handles and credit card keypads, which are high-touch areas, could […]

3/21/20 at 6:46 pm     914
COVID-19 Press Releases, Local Health News, Newsroom YMCA Cape Cod to Offer FREE Childcare for Local Health Care Workers and Vulnerable Families

YMCA Cape Cod to Offer FREE Childcare for Local Health Care Workers and Vulnerable Families

Governor Charlie Baker, through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (“EEC”), has established a process to fund approved Exempt Emergency Child Care Programs to serve vulnerable children and the children of families who are required to work to maintain the health, safety and welfare of all Commonwealth citizens.

3/21/20 at 5:33 pm     591
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     220     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     190     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     294     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     599