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Category: COVID-19

Cash Donations Needed for Local Non-Profits Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services, in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 response, wishes to bring to the public’s attention the following information on cash donations […]

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Governor Charlie Baker Orders All Non-Essential Businesses To Cease In Person Operation, Directs the Department of Public Health to Issue Stay at Home Advisory For Two Weeks

Governor Charlie Baker Orders All Non-Essential Businesses To Cease In Person Operation, Directs the Department of Public Health to Issue Stay at Home Advisory For Two Weeks Today, Governor Charlie […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Cape Cod Foundation Joins Partners in COVID-19 Community Relief Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2020 CONTACT: Joanna Christopher, Marketing and Communications Officer The Cape Cod Foundation 261 Whites Path, Unit 2 | South Yarmouth, MA 02664 774-212-5502 (c); jchristopher@capecodfoundation.org […]

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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 […]

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Organizers aim to raise $1M to help those affected by outbreak.

The idea behind the Cape Cod and Islands Major Crisis Relief Fund when it was organized four years ago was to create a super charity that would help local people […]

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FDA approves first rapid coronavirus test with 45 minutes detection time

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid coronavirus diagnostic test, with a detection time of about 45 minutes, the test’s developer, California-based molecular diagnostics company Cepheid, […]

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Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus When You Pump Gas

Despite social distancing and working from home, some of us still need to commute by car, or drive to places for food, medicine, and other supplies. The occasional trip to […]

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