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Kindness is Good for Mental Health and Overall Well-being

Today, November 13th, is World Kindness Day, which kicks off World Kindness Week. It’s an important time to remember how much kindness and positivity impact our well-being and the lives […]

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Upcoming Event! Cape & Islands Coffee with the Compact: Taking Bold Action Towards Health Equity

Please join the Health Equity Compact on November 29th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM ET via Zoom for a Cape & Islands Coffee with the Compact: Taking Bold […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter – November 2023

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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Shining a Green Light for Veterans in Barnstable County

Barnstable County to Participate in Operation Green Light for Veterans Barnstable County will illuminate Superior Court House, the cupola and statues in green light from November 6-12, during the week […]

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SHINE Program Manager Kristina Whiton O’Brien Discusses Medicare Open Enrollment in Falmouth Community Television Interview

Open Enrollment for Medicare takes place October 15th through December 7th! Meeting with a certified SHINE volunteer during open enrollment may reduce your out-of-pocket medical and/or prescription drug costs. Additionally, […]

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National Drug Take Back Day October 23, 2023.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Saturday, October 28th, 2023 at your local police station.

This collection program protects our children, our water and our food supplies, and decrease prescription drug abuse by making it easier for you to properly dispose of unused or expired medication. This is a completely confidential program. No personal information will be collected.

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Regional Substance Abuse Council Newsletter (RSAC) – October 2023

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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Public Posting of Documents as Required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

As required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness is publicly posting the following documents prior to submission to HUD: FY2023 […]

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SHINE Prepares for Open Enrollment

On Tuesday October 10, 75 SHINE counselors participated in a training both in person and virtually to prepare for Open Enrollment. Kathleen Gouveia, SHINE Training Coordinator from the Executive Office […]

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