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Holiday Meals and Covid-19: Reduce Your Risk

Protect your loved ones from getting or spreading COVID-19 during the holidays. [embeddoc url=”http://www.barnstablecountyhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/holiday-meals-safety-tip-sheet.pdf”]    

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Two Drive-Thru Food Distribution Locations for November & December – Orleans & West Barnstable

The U.S. Farmers to Families Food Box program is now available at two locations: Orleans – The old Cape Cod 5 headquarters, 19 West Road, Orleans, MA West Barnstable – […]

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Thanksgiving During COVID-19: Keep it Small, Stay Vigilant

It is imperative to understand the risk in our community to inform our decisions. Right now, community spread is increasing on Cape Cod. As the holiday season approaches, the choices […]

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PFAS-REACH Children’s Health Study

Did you live or work in Hyannis before 2016? Do you have preschool age children? If so, your family may be eligible for the PFAS-REACH children’s health study. Silent Spring […]

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New Safety Protocols for Businesses and Residents

Governor Baker and Lt. Gov. Polito announced new safety protocols for businesses and residents. These are targeted measures to intervene and disrupt rising trends in the health data. The work […]

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Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission Announces Applications for the Rosenthal and Cornerstone Human Rights Awards

For Immediate Release (Barnstable, MA – November 5, 2020) – The Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) is accepting nominations through November 30, 2020 for the Rosenthal and Cornerstone Human […]

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CDC expands definition of ‘close contacts’ of someone with Covid-19

October 22, 2020 – The CDC yesterday expanded its definition of a “close contact” of someone with Covid-19. The agency now defines this as someone who spent a cumulative 15 minutes […]

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Ideas for a Safe and Fun Halloween During COVID-19

Steps to Take when Trick or Treating Halloween is still on the calendar this year, but it is going to look a little different.  Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 – October 15

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, […]

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