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Environmental News, Local Health News, Newsroom Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases “Tickology” Video Series

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Releases “Tickology” Video Series

The Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has released its first digital video series, “Tickology,” premiering today on YouTube. Join Larry Dapsis, Entomologist and Tick Project Coordinator as he educates the public on the topic of tick disease education and prevention through 10 exciting, close-captioned videos that he scripted and developed.  Each video ranges from […]

10/2/18 at 4:36 pm     45          Cape Cod Today
Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County to Receive Funding for Nicotine Prevention

Barnstable County to Receive Funding for Nicotine Prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced $5.1 million in funding to discourage nicotine use in communities across the commonwealth. On Cape Cod, Barnstable County is set to receive $122,000 annually over the next four years. Under the program, sixteen municipal health departments will work in partnership with neighboring cities and towns to reduce […]

8/21/18 at 3:17 pm     124      , , ,     CapeCod.com
Local Health News, National Health News, Newsroom Chief ranger: “It was a shark bite” in Truro

Chief ranger: “It was a shark bite” in Truro

A 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark at Long Nook Beach and suffered puncture wounds to his torso and leg, according to Gary Sharpless, Truro’s assistant harbormaster.

8/16/18 at 1:38 pm     126      , ,     Cape Cod Times
National Health News, Newsroom All Your Back-to-School Vaccination Questions Answered

All Your Back-to-School Vaccination Questions Answered

From preschool to college, here’s answers to the most commonly asked questions about necessary vaccines that should be on every parent’s back-to-school list.

8/16/18 at 1:28 pm     120          Healthline.com
National Health News, Newsroom USDA Provides Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

USDA Provides Food Safety Tips to Keep Foodborne Illness Out of the Classroom

It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.

8/16/18 at 1:20 pm     127      ,
Local Health News, Newsroom Health Officials: Go On In, The Water’s Fine

Health Officials: Go On In, The Water’s Fine

Good news: The fresh and salt waters of Harwich, Chatham and Orleans have remained clean and safe for swimmers all summer, according to health agents in the three towns.

8/15/18 at 4:42 pm     135      , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Officials Issue Tips Following West Nile Detections

Barnstable County Officials Issue Tips Following West Nile Detections

With West Nile Virus detected in mosquitos from at least five Cape Cod towns, experts are issuing some tips on how to avoid the disease.

8/15/18 at 4:38 pm     137      , , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom West Nile virus found in Cape mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Cape mosquitoes

Test samples of mosquitoes infected with both West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis were found in Cape Cod towns during routine testing this week.

8/9/18 at 1:56 pm     173      , , , ,