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Barnstable County Coronavirus Update (March 17, 2020)

Barnstable County and Cape Cod Healthcare opened a drive-thru coronavirus testing site in the Cape Cod Community College parking lot. Patients must have a physician’s order from Cape Cod Healthcare to be tested. The site will be open 8am to 6pm seven days a week. Patients who do not have a primary care provider can call a Cape Cod Healthcare Urgent Care center

 

Barnstable County has opened its Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC), the County’s emergency operations center, to coordinate County coronavirus activities.

Barnstable County offices are closed; County employees are working under a telecommuting plan.

Barnstable County Water Quality Laboratory is open; customers may have samples sent by courier or may enter and drop samples on the office counter.

The Barnstable County Commissioners will meet March 18 via remote participation only.

The Assembly of Delegates meeting scheduled for March 18 has been cancelled.

The Registry of Deeds is open for electronic recordings only. No research or on-site closings are permitted.

The Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps gained 24 new volunteers this week. A plan for using the Corps is in development and may include support to the Cape’s senior centers.

The County urges the public to practice public health guidance that will save lives and protect our health, including social distancing, staying home, and hand-washing.