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Category: COVID-19

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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YMCA Cape Cod to Offer FREE Childcare for Local Health Care Workers and Vulnerable Families

Governor Charlie Baker, through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (“EEC”), has established a process to fund approved Exempt Emergency Child Care Programs to serve vulnerable children and the children of families who are required to work to maintain the health, safety and welfare of all Commonwealth citizens.

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More Recovery Resources & Tips from SAMHSA

COVID-19 should not hinder someone’s recovery from addiction. Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council would like to call your attention to these virtual recovery resources compiled by Substance Abuse and […]

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Be Aware of Ticks During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Many of us are looking at outdoor activities to manage stress during the coronavirus outbreak, but we need to keep in mind that ticks are currently active. Ticks can be […]

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Dolphin Drive Thru – Student Lunch Program

To help families during this period of school closure, the Dennis-Yarmouth food service staff will be preparing breakfast and lunch for all students daily. You do not have to qualify […]

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Army Corps Closing Canal Facilities To Public Due To Virus

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced measures it is enacting to curb the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. Effective immediately and until further notice, canal recreation facilities are closed […]

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Food Pantry Takes Safety Precautions, Prepares For More Clients

The Sandwich Food Pantry this week rolled out new safety protocols for customers who come to the pantry to pick up food. If you need more information on local food […]

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