FREE Webinar on 5/23: Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN) Training

Organizations, such as food pantries, daycares, and non-profits, that are unable to sustain operations during an emergency incident, impact individuals exponentially who rely on them. Because of their importance in […]

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MASSTC Staff Complete 4th Stop on Waste No Water Library Tour

In April, the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) launched their first Waste No Water Library Tour, a 10+ library series to engage the public in over 10 Cape towns, focusing […]

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Emergency Preparedness Training for People with Disabilities

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)*, is pleased to offer a specialized training session on emergency preparedness for people with […]

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Nurse Alex Spreads Tick and Lyme Awareness by Giving ‘Tick Talks’ to Children in Local Schools

Tick populations are abundant on Cape Cod, putting residents and visitors at risk for any one of the various diseases ticks carry. Our Public Health Nursing Division’s goal is to […]

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Considering the ‘What If’s: Changes to Title 5

In Massachusetts, the changes to Title 5 are intended to directly address nitrogen pollution at the source to help reverse environmental degradation from septic systems that has taken place over […]

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Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution (ORV) Begins May 6th

Beginning on May 6, 2024 and lasting approximately 5 days, the Cape Cod & Southeast MA Rabies Task Force and the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services (USDA WS) […]

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