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BCREPC Locks in Hurricane Jose Planning

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 19, 2017
BCREPC Locks in Hurricane Jose Planning

The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday. There are no plans for Regional Emergency Shelter System activation. The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the latest guidance on Hurricane Jose at its Tuesday 4 p.m. conference call. The peak of the storm is predicted to hit during the […]

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BCREPC Modifies MACC Activation Based on New Guidance

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 19, 2017
BCREPC Modifies MACC Activation Based on New Guidance

The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 a.m. Wednesday. No plans for Regional Emergency Shelter System activation. Tropical Storm warning in effect. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast: 25-35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Scattered power outages are possible due to fully leafed trees. A storm surge of 1 to […]

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BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 18, 2017
BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose

BCREPC Will Activate MACC on Tuesday for Jose No plans for regional shelter activation. The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will activate at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tropical Storm warning in effect. Onset of Jose expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday depending on track. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast is 20-30 mph with gusts to […]

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BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on September 18, 2017
BCREPC Monitors Approach of Hurricane Jose

Onset of Jose expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday depending on track. Current National Weather Service peak wind forecast is 20-30 mph with gusts to 60 mph. To be safe, citizens should earnestly prepare for the potential of significant wind impacts. Efforts should now be underway to secure all properties. Scattered power and communications outages are […]

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Barnstable County Incident Management Team Participates in Search and Rescue Exercise

Filed in Press Releases by on September 17, 2017
Barnstable County Incident Management Team Participates in Search and Rescue Exercise

The Barnstable County All Hazards Incident Management Team (BCAHIMT) participated in the recently held Statewide Collapse Operations Response Exercise (SCORE) at Camp Edwards, Joint Base Cape Cod on September 14 and 15. The team was onsite to support the Barnstable County Technical Rescue Team (BCTRT), one of the five regional teams participating in the exercise. […]

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Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps to Hold Well Baby Fair

Filed in Press Releases by on September 13, 2017
Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps to Hold Well Baby Fair

There will be Well Baby Fair on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center at 141 Bassett Lane. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps (CCMRC) in association with Cape Cod Children’s Place, the Fair is free and open to anyone interested in infant […]

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Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team Seeks Volunteers

Filed in Press Releases by on September 11, 2017
Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team Seeks Volunteers

BARNSTABLE (MA) September 11, 2017 – The Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team (CCDART) is embarking on a campaign to recruit volunteers to serve in the pet sheltering component of the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter System. Holly Rogers, founder and president of CCDART, said, “The hurricanes in Texas and Florida remind us that Cape […]

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Barnstable County takes stock as storm pulls away

Filed in Announcements by on March 14, 2017
Barnstable County takes stock as storm pulls away

Barnstable County MACC in operation until 6 p.m. Regional Emergency Shelter System taken off standby This is the last report related to this weather incident At its 4 p.m. Tuesday conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed current conditions and the post-storm forecast. STATUS: The Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management […]

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Barnstable County monitors winter weather

Filed in Announcements by on March 14, 2017
Barnstable County monitors winter weather

Barnstable County MACC activated at 7 a.m. Regional Emergency Shelter System on standby At its 10 a.m. Tuesday planning conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the current weather conditions and the latest forecast on the winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) was activated at 7 a.m. Tuesday […]

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Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on March 13, 2017
Barnstable County braces for winter weather

Barnstable County MACC to be activated at 7 a.m. Tuesday March 14, 2017 Regional Emergency Shelter System on standby BARNSTABLE (MA) March 13, 2017 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to review the latest forecast on the approaching winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC […]

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