Updated Services and Office Closure Due to Covid 19
Due to current events our offices will be closed to the public. The Extension Team recognizes the challenges and impacts facing families, communities and local economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Educators are available via email and phone to answer questions and provide information. Please click here for a list of our Educators and contact info.
Current County policy has the effect of temporarily suspending most of the office services that we provide, including but not limited to:
- Plant Disease Diagnostics Lab
- Tick identification
- Insect Identification
Soil samples for Soil PH Testing are now being accepted by the Horticulture Clinic with updated instructions following social distancing policy. Please click here for instructions.
Please do not deliver samples to our offices, as we cannot process them.
In addition, all Extension events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. All professional staff are working remotely and are unable to travel for work at this time. We are doing our best to maintain and expand our remote educational services and to continue to participate remotely in meetings and events where possible.We appreciate your understanding and patience during this uncertain time.
The following resource page provides best practices and guidance for individuals at home, food environments (restaurants, grocery stores, farms, markets) and local economies during the Covid-19 crisis. Resources include food service concerns, daycare assistance, food handling, aquaculture, household waste management, and various social service assistance. These pages will be updated as more services become available.
Barnstable County Government Covid 19 Updates
The Barnstable County Government website will be maintained with campus and service updates, answers to frequently asked questions, and information on resources regarding the COVID-19 response. Please click on the button below for the Barnstable County main website.