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COVID-19 Local News

Barnstable County Receives First Installment of State Aid From Department of Public Health

Barnstable County health officials have received the first installment of state aid from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to help Cape Cod towns during the pandemic.  The money, which totals $100,000, is part of a larger $5 million fund that Governor Charlie Baker approved to aid municipalities across the state.

Cape Cod, island locals concerned seasonal residents will bring virus with them

On Friday, Massachusetts State Police announced it is deploying additional troopers to its Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard barracks to bolster public safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. This move comes as Governor Charlie Baker announced that people coming in from out of state should self-quarantine for 14 days. Hear from Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment’s […]

Falmouth Closes Barbers, Nail Salons, Body Art Shops Over Coronavirus Worries

The Falmouth Health Department issued an emergency order, closing all non-essential personal care services in town, including hairdressers, barbers, nail salons, massage services, bodywork services and body art or tattoo parlors.

Cape Cod RTA Announces Reduced Schedule

Starting March 21, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will operate on a reduced schedule. “Rather that leave major gaps in our service, we are going from hourly service to two-hour service,” CCRTA administrator Thomas S. Cahir said March 20.

Need Help During The Pandemic? Here’s A List Of Upper Cape Resources

The following list of resources for Upper Cape residents that are available during the coronavirus state of emergency has been compiled by Enterprise staff along with the Falmouth Human Services Department.

Governor Baker orders closure of all non-essential businesses

Facing a surge in both coronavirus cases and related deaths, Governor Charlie Baker on Monday ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses in the state in an effort to curb the spread of the disease. The order takes effect Tuesday at noon and is effective until April 7 at noon. The Department of Public Health […]

Volunteering in a Time of Contagion

We are in uncharted territory with the coronavirus pandemic. The problems and stresses of “social distancing” and possible quarantine are intimidating. Many of our friends and loved ones are especially vulnerable, yet it can be risky to help them. There are still ways to help, but they require thoughtfulness and judgment in order to balance […]

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.

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