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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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Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017
Barnstable County wraps up coverage of winter weather

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 4 p.m. Monday to wrap up coverage of the winter weather departing the area. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will stand down at 5 p.m. Monday. The BCREPC thanks the members of the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team […]

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Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 13, 2017
Barnstable County monitors current weather conditions

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 8 a.m. Monday, February 13, 2017, to review the winter weather affecting Cape Cod. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) was activated at 4 a.m. Monday by the Barnstable County All Hazard Incident Management Team. The MACC will continue to […]

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Barnstable County readies for next round of winter weather

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 12, 2017
Barnstable County readies for next round of winter weather

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 6 p.m. Sunday, February 12, 2017, to review the latest forecast on the approaching winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC will activate the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) at 4 a.m. Monday. The BCREPC will continue to monitor forecasts and evaluate conditions throughout […]

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Barnstable County takes stock in wake of storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 9, 2017
Barnstable County takes stock in wake of storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 8 p.m. Thursday to take stock of conditions on Cape Cod in the wake of the winter storm. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) continues to operate and monitor the current conditions across Cape Cod. At this time, the Regional Emergency […]

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Barnstable County in midst of winter storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 9, 2017
Barnstable County in midst of winter storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 4 p.m. Thursday to review the latest information on the winter storm battering the Cape and Islands. STATUS: The BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) is in operation and monitoring the current conditions across Cape Cod. At this time, the Regional Emergency […]

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Barnstable County on alert for winter storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 9, 2017
Barnstable County on alert for winter storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 11 a.m. Thursday to review the latest forecast on the winter storm approaching the Cape and Islands. STATUS: Given the predicted intensity of the snowfall, high winds, and projected blizzard conditions, the BCREPC will activate the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) and […]

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No emergency shelter system activation

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 7, 2017
No emergency shelter system activation

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 7, 2017 – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 11 a.m. Saturday to review the latest forecasts on the winter storm approaching the Cape and Islands. Given the predicted duration of the storm, the “fluffy” consistency of the snow, and the moderation in temperature […]

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Barnstable County Health Department Established 90 Years Ago

Filed in Press Releases by on December 12, 2016
Barnstable County Health Department Established 90 Years Ago

In 1926, the Massachusetts legislature, at the behest of the county commissioners and citizens of Cape Cod, passed enabling legislation to establish the Barnstable County Health Department. In 2016, nine decades later, with additional and wide-ranging responsibilities, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment (BCDHE) continues to deliver a variety of public health services […]

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Barnstable County Employee Named to Federal Committee

Filed in Press Releases by on November 15, 2016
Barnstable County Employee Named to Federal Committee

A senior environmental specialist at the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment has been named to a Federal advisory committee. On November 15, 2016, Marina Brock will join 14 others on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Government Advisory Committee. The committee’s role is to provide advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range […]

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