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Community Tips, COVID-19, Uncategorized Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter

Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter

This bi-weekly newsletter is designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. For additional information visit the Department website at www.bchumanservices.net.

4/10/20 at 1:51 pm     735
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, Uncategorized Guidance for Grocery Stores

Guidance for Grocery Stores

Notice to Grocery and Retail Food Stores: Thank you for continuing to offer our towns and greater community access to food and essential products during this national crisis.  Please know that your local health department and the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment are available as resources to assist you and answer any questions […]

4/8/20 at 11:23 am     699
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, Uncategorized, Unemployment Benefits IRS Launches a Coronavirus Tax Relief Website

IRS Launches a Coronavirus Tax Relief Website

The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available.

3/30/20 at 11:42 pm     423     Internal Revenue Service
COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, Volunteering Cape Cod Healthcare Reminds Donors it is Safe to Give Blood

Cape Cod Healthcare Reminds Donors it is Safe to Give Blood

Blood is classified as a life-saving operational need. Due to the COVID-19 situation, blood centers throughout the country are experiencing a significant drop in donations which is limiting the ability for the nation’s blood supply to be adequately replenished. It’s important for people to know the coronavirus does not pose any known risk to blood […]

3/29/20 at 3:36 pm     423     Cape Cod Healthcare
Community Tips, COVID-19, Uncategorized Transfer Station Response Plans

Transfer Station Response Plans

Check here for updated information on transfer station protocols and COVID19-specific information.

3/24/20 at 11:32 pm     649
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, World Health News February 24, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

February 24, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak in Asia and Europe and the progress of the COVID-19 cases in the United States.  We will continue to review and post the most up-to-date information from dependable sources to keep you informed.  Currently in United States there are a total […]

2/24/20 at 10:25 am     1153     
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, World Health News February 13, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

February 13, 2020 – Coronavirus Updates

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China and the reported cases in the United States.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a 15th case in the U.S., a recent evacuee from Wuhan who was quarantined at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. […]

2/13/20 at 4:25 pm     1234
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom, Uncategorized, World Health News February 11, 2020 Updates to Coronavirus Information

February 11, 2020 Updates to Coronavirus Information

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China and the reported cases in the United States.  A case of the new coronavirus has been diagnosed in San Diego County, California, bringing the total number of cases in the U.S. to 13. Massachusetts is still at 1.  The patient is […]

2/11/20 at 1:58 pm     1308