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Hoarding or Clutter? Understanding the Difference

The following article was taken from the fall edition of our quarterly Community Health Newsletter. By Lynn Mulkeen Senior Environmental Specialist Do you have concerns that a loved one is […]

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Acute Respiratory Illness Update

Data Compiled by Lea Hamner, Contract Epidemiologist with the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment The following summarizes current Massachusetts statewide trends with regard to acute respiratory illness. Massachusetts […]

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HUD Awards over $2.4M to Cape and Islands Homelessness Programs 

The award is part of HUD’s annual Continuum of Care Competition Awards through its FY23 appropriation. February 6, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter – February 2024

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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Gallon of Water Per Person, and Other Things to Know When Making a Storm Prep Kit

Rachel Devaney, Cape Cod Times An emergency preparedness kit is “more than batteries and bottled water,” says William “Chip” Reilly III, Barnstable County‘s emergency preparedness director. “You may need to survive on […]

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Children’s Cove, Jacob Stapledon on FCTV

In a recent interview conducted by Eileen Preston on Falmouth Community TV, Jacob Stapledon, the Program Manager and Community Education Director at Children’s Cove in Barnstable County, discussed the government’s […]

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