Press Releases

Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps To Hold Well Baby Fair

Filed in Press Releases by on May 17, 2016
Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps To Hold Well Baby Fair

There will be Well Baby Fair on Saturday, May 28, 2016, 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 A Baby Center, the Fair is free and open to anyone interested in infant health […]

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Emergency Pet Care Event in Harwich on April 30, 2016

Filed in Press Releases by on April 20, 2016
Emergency Pet Care Event in Harwich on April 30, 2016

The Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team (CCDART) is holding a Volunteer Recruitment and Community Preparedness event at the Harwich Community Center on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Running from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., this educational event is designed to help people become better prepared for disasters, especially when it comes to taking care of pets. […]

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As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016
As winter storm pulls away BCREPC stands down

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – With weather reports indicating the winter storm is pulling away, and with minimal power outages on Cape Cod, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) made the decision to stand down during its 4:00 p.m. conference call. The Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) will end operations at […]

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BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 8, 2016
BCREPC monitors winter storm — no shelter activation at this time

BARNSTABLE (MA) February 8, 2016 – At its 10 a.m. conference call Monday the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the winter storm currently hitting Cape Cod. The BCREPC will continue to monitor the progress of the storm. The Regional Shelter System will not be activated at this time but all Regional Shelter […]

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BCREPC on alert for Monday storm—no shelter activation at this time

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on February 7, 2016
BCREPC on alert for Monday storm—no shelter activation at this time

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to discuss the winter weather predicted to arrive on Cape Cod on Monday. The National Weather Services has hoisted a Winter Storm Watch for Cape Cod and the Islands from Monday morning through Tuesday morning. At this time, the […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod members recruiting Barnstable County shelter volunteers

Filed in Press Releases by on January 26, 2016
AmeriCorps Cape Cod members recruiting Barnstable County shelter volunteers

BARNSTABLE (MA) January 26, 2016 – As last weekend’s winter storm approached, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) had to weigh the need to activate the Regional Shelter System. Fortunately, the storm did not pack a powerful punch so sheltering was not necessary. Had the shelters been opened, though, the success of operations […]

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Barnstable County braces for winter storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 23, 2016
Barnstable County braces for winter storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a planning conference call at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2016,  to review the latest forecasts on the coastal storm approaching the Cape and Islands. Given the predicted duration of the storm, the forecast snow amounts, and the moderation in temperature expected next week, the BCREPC […]

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BCREPC winter storm planning update

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 22, 2016
BCREPC winter storm planning update

At its 4 p.m. conference call, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) reviewed the latest forecasts on the winter storm predicted to affect the area on Saturday. It was noted that the National Weather Service issued high wind and winter storm warnings Friday afternoon. Winds are expected from the northeast at 30 to […]

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BCREPC continues to monitor weekend storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 22, 2016
BCREPC continues to monitor weekend storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 10 a.m. Friday to update members on the latest forecast regarding the winter storm predicted to affect the area on Saturday. The main issue for the region has been just how far north the main precipitation shield will reach. The National Weather […]

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BCREPC on alert for weekend storm

Filed in Storm Press Releases by on January 21, 2016
BCREPC on alert for weekend storm

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call at 1 p.m. Thursday to discuss the winter weather predicted to arrive on Cape Cod over the Saturday/Sunday time frame. The latest forecast models show the storm traveling south of Cape Cod resulting in a much lighter snowfall than that which is expected […]

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