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Barnstable County Department of Human Services Releases Assessment to Enhance Substance Use/Misuse Prevention Strategies on Cape Cod 

The assessment will inform a 5-year action plan to direct future programming, policy, and funding priorities related to substance use in Barnstable County  February 1, 2023 (BARNSTABLE, MA) – At […]

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Update on the Native Plant Sale.

The Cooperative Extension will not be operating the native plant sale this spring. The native plant sale has been successful at providing education and native plants to the public since […]

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Barnstable County Commissioners Propose $11.4 Million in ARPA Funds to Address Housing Challenges

Information from the Barnstable County Commissioners’ Office December 27, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Board of Commissioners has allocated $11.4 million in ARPA funds to address housing and […]

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Regional Organizations Form Canal Bridges Task Force

  For Immediate Release (December 6, 2022) – The Bourne and Sagamore bridges are instantly recognizable landmarks that serve as both a symbolic and a literal gateway to Cape Cod. However, the […]

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Cod Fish II Kicks Off 2022 – 2023 Dredge Season

The County Dredge Cod Fish II started the Parkers River dredging project on Friday, December 2nd. This project was originally scheduled to have started earlier in fall but had been […]

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Resources for FREE COVID-19 Home Tests on Cape Cod

Updated 12/18/22 If you have insurance, use it! Individuals and families WITH insurance are strongly encouraged to access free test kits through their insurance provider. In many cases, commercial insurance […]

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Barnstable County Demonstrates New Fire Training Program and State-of-the-art Mobile Fire Training Props  

October 27, 2022 – Today Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Center for Public Safety Training Division, in collaboration with the Cape and Islands Chief’s Association, offered a demonstration of the County’s […]

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Protect Your Family and First Responders from Household Hazardous Waste and Unwanted Medications. 

Cooperative Extension is here to help you keep our families and environment safe from unused or unwanted toxic chemicals and medications, with a few simple steps.   Prescriptions and Medications  October […]

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Simple Preparedness Tips to Help You, Your Family, and Neighbors Stay Safe in an Emergency on Cape Cod

Planning for an emergency can feel like a daunting process, especially when it’s hard to imagine a situation severe enough to warrant the effort. Below is a list of simple […]

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