Press Releases

BCREPC Unveils Animated Introduction to Emergency Shelter System

Filed in Press Releases by on September 26, 2016
BCREPC Unveils Animated Introduction to Emergency Shelter System

The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) announces the availability of a 90-second animation providing an introduction to the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Shelter System. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the Emergency Shelter System with Cape residents and visitors. The animation was produced by motion graphic artist Amar Rambhadjan at the Cape […]

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Falmouth to host 4th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Fire Prevention Fair

Filed in Press Releases by on September 14, 2016
Falmouth to host 4th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Fire Prevention Fair

The Falmouth Emergency Management and Fire Prevention Divisions of the Falmouth Fire Rescue Department is hosting a Family Emergency Preparedness and Fire Prevention Fair on Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gus Canty Recreation Center, 790 Main Street, in Falmouth. The event is free of charge. Falmouth’s Assistant Emergency Management […]

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Pet Care Group Meets September 18, 2016

Filed in Press Releases by on September 13, 2016
Pet Care Group Meets September 18, 2016

The Cape Cod Disaster Animal Response Team (CCDART) will hold its annual meeting Sunday, September 18, 2016, at the Cape Wildlife Center, 4011 Main Street, Barnstable, MA, from 3 – 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and everyone over the age of 18 is welcome. Light refreshments will be served CCDART is […]

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Announces Free Support Groups

Filed in Press Releases by on September 6, 2016
Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Announces Free Support Groups

The Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force announces the availability of free peer support groups for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding during the fall of 2016. These action-oriented self-help support groups, which are regularly offered across Cape Cod, are 15 sessions spread over 20 weeks. They are based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving […]

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South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County

Filed in Press Releases by on June 13, 2016
South Korean Researchers Visit Barnstable County

BARNSTABLE (MA) June 13, 2016 – On Friday, June 10, 2016, a delegation of South Korean researchers and a documentary filmmaker visited Barnstable County to learn more about how the County manages hazardous materials. South Korea is attempting to modernize the regulation and handling of hazardous materials. It is looking at the United States Emergency […]

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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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