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Barnstable County's Public Health Nursing Team manning the vaccine table.

Public Health Nursing Division Works with Local Partners to Provide Vaccines at Touch-a-Truck Event

The Barnstable County Public Health Nursing Division’s Public Immunization Program offers all immunizations, including flu vaccine, to County residents. The Program provides vaccines on request for schools and municipalities, including […]

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Late summer is a waspy business on Cape Cod. Find out why hornets and wasps are beneficial and how to deal with nests.

Late Summer on Cape Cod – It’s a Waspy Business

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist I get calls from people about insects or ticks on a year-round basis. People may take note of a large paper nest […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s Year 25 Group Service Project Proposal Form Now Open!

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is now accepting proposals for Phase 1 (October 2023 – December 2023) that align with at least one of their program focus areas: Natural Resource Management Disaster […]

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public safety

Barnstable County’s Forward-looking Approach to Firefighter Training

We are proud to share that Barnstable County has a new fire training facility taking shape on Cape Cod! This marks a pivotal step towards the future of firefighter training […]

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Children’s Cove is Hiring!

Community Engagement Specialist – Full Time The Community Engagement Specialist role is to raise awareness of the mission of the agency, develop and coordinate volunteers, and support child abuse prevention initiatives […]

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Early morning fog at Santuit Pond boat ramp.

Pollution is threatening Cape Cod’s famous waters. Its towns are spending hundreds of millions to head off an environmental disaster.

By Beth Treffeisen, Boston Globe BARNSTABLE — The beauty of its placid bays, estuaries, and ponds draws millions of visitors to Cape Cod each year. But deteriorating water quality is […]

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