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Department News and Updates, Local Health News, Newsroom, State of Massachusetts, Uncategorized State public health officials announce season’s first EEE positive mosquito sample

State public health officials announce season’s first EEE positive mosquito sample

News Release – Massachusetts Department of Public Health Residents urged to start using bug spray to avoid getting bitten BOSTON (July 3, 2020) –  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. The presence of […]

7/3/20 at 9:00 am     34
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, COVID-19 Press Releases, Newsroom Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org Website to Provide Information to Public as Summer Season Begins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- May 29, 2020 Cape Cod – The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force unveiled a new website this week: www.ReopeningCapeCod.org.The site serves as a one-stop location for residents, businesses, employees, municipalities, and visitors to the region. The […]

5/29/20 at 12:35 pm     339
COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom Cape Cod salons, barbershops cut through new rules to reopen

Cape Cod salons, barbershops cut through new rules to reopen

The extra personal protective wear and required sanitation standards are just some of the precautions that hair salons and barbershops — along with their clients — have to take after being allowed to reopen Monday.

5/28/20 at 12:05 am     273     Cape Cod Times
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom A ‘soft opening’ for Cape Cod’s summer season

A ‘soft opening’ for Cape Cod’s summer season

After months of stay-at-home advisories, tourists and locals alike may have been wary of venturing into potentially crowded streets amid the coronavirus, or high unemployment may have sapped the money and inclination to spend on travel, food and drink, and shopping.

5/27/20 at 11:59 pm     301     Cape Cod Times
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom COVID-19 patients on Cape take different paths to recovery

COVID-19 patients on Cape take different paths to recovery

For COVID-19 patients, the path to recovery contains many unknowns, even for people with mild to moderate cases. “People can and do recover, and we need to remember that,” Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel said late last month after she recovered from her own COVID-19 diagnosis and returned to work. Public health officials are working […]

5/13/20 at 6:59 pm     280     Cape Cod Times
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom Provincetown calls halt to major events this year

Provincetown calls halt to major events this year

Following the lead of Wellfleet, Provincetown has halted all parades, town-sponsored events and applications for the use of town property for the rest of the year.

5/13/20 at 6:43 pm     214     Cape Cod Times
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom Barnstable County Health Officials Report Declining COVID-19 Numbers

Barnstable County Health Officials Report Declining COVID-19 Numbers

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Director Sean O’Brien said COVID-19 numbers are trending downward and that Barnstable County is on the other side of the curve.

5/13/20 at 6:34 pm     331     CapeCod.com
COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Newsroom Cyr Understands Difficulties Pandemic is Having on Cape Cod

Cyr Understands Difficulties Pandemic is Having on Cape Cod

Cape and Islands State Senator Julian Cyr says he understands the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Cape Cod residents. “We are managing like many Cape Codders and Islanders and we are fortunate to be able to do most all of our work from home and I’m very cognizant of the people in our […]

5/5/20 at 10:17 pm     284     CapeCod.com