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Category: MAIN BARNSTABLE COUNTY

June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an […]

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Heat Safety 101

Temps are rising on Cape Cod as we head into summer, presenting a serious hazard for certain occupations and age groups (particularly the very young and very old). According to […]

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Deadline Extended! Online Behavioral Health Needs Assessment for Residents of Barnstable County

Barnstable County Department of Human Services is conducting a needs assessment about the behavioral health needs of and related services for children, youth, and young adults (age 0–21 years) in […]

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Regional Substance Abuse Council Newsletter (RSAC) – June 2024

The Barnstable County Regional Substance Addiction Coalition E-Newsletter is the hub of timely information on substance use and related issues in Barnstable County. With a readership of more than 1000, […]

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Barnstable County Leaders Receive Special Congressional Recognition to Honor Public Service

On Friday, June 7th, Barnstable County Administrator Beth Albert and Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment Director Sean O’Brien were awarded Certificates of Special Congressional Recognition by Senator Edward […]

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Barnstable County’s Beach Monitoring Program is Underway for the 2024 Season

The week of June 3, 2024 marked the first full week of bacteriological monitoring on Cape Cod’s bathing beaches. Each year, Barnstable County hires and trains six seasonal samplers to […]

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Key Provisions in the Recently Passed 2024 Water Resources Development Act to Benefit Cape Cod’s Water Infrastructure

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2024, which passed through the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on May 22, includes several initiatives targeting water infrastructure challenges on Cape […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter – June 2024

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter is the “clearinghouse” for human services in Barnstable County. With a readership of more than 2,000, the monthly e-newsletter disseminates news of […]

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Board of Commissioners Urges Senator Warren to Oppose Funding for the Proposed Machine Gun Range Planned for Construction on Upper Cape Water Supply Reserve

June 5, 2024 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – Today the Board of Regional Commissioners voted to send a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren urging her to ensure that the Massachusetts Army National […]

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