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Did you know that when an emergency or a natural disaster strikes, the BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) activates at its location at the Barnstable County Complex?  It’s purpose is to provide emergency resources to towns if needed.  The MACC directs the opening of regional emergency shelters in the event of natural disasters that significantly impact our region.

Report a Power or Natural Gas Outage

Click on the icon to view a power outage map. To report power outages to Eversource (Formerly NSTAR): Call 800-592-2000
To report natural gas outages caused by the storm, contact National Grid at their Citizen Report Outage Line: 1-800-548-8000

Find an Emergency Shelter Near You

There are 6 regional shelters on Cape Cod and Nantucket. See the current open or closed status of our shelters below. Navigate to the second page of the map more information about each location. All shelters accepts pets.

Visit the COVID Resource Center

Get important information regarding COVID-19 vaccine, testing locations and other updates related to the pandemic response.

Archived Posts

[November 12, 2021 – 12:18 PM ] Weather Update

Filed in Alerts by on November 12, 2021
[November 12, 2021 – 12:18 PM ] Weather Update

Strong to damaging winds and heavy rain will affect the southern New England region today. Synopsis A deep closed low over the western Great Lakes will push a front through southern New England today. Discussion and Forecast Trough and associated front is pushing through southern New England at this time. A strong low-level jet and […]

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[November 12, 2021] NWS Boston Report Potential Severe Storms Today

Filed in Featured by on November 12, 2021
[November 12, 2021] NWS Boston Report Potential Severe Storms Today

▪ Widespread rain showers with a period of heavy downpours and gusty winds today. ▪ Low risk for a few strong to severe storms, greatest risk over CT, RI, & southeast MA. Timing ▪ Heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms moves into western MA/CT after 10-11 AM and reaches eastern MA/RI after 1-2 PM.  Exits SE […]

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Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing disruption to landline service in Orleans

Filed in Alerts by on November 3, 2021
Alert: Residents with Medical Alert Systems experiencing disruption to landline service in Orleans

Medical alert systems connect to the emergency monitoring center through either a landline or cellular phone line. During a storm, these medical alert systems will not work if there is disruption in landline or cell service. DISRUPTION TO LANDLINE SERVICE IN ORLEANS Due to damage from the storm, many residents in Orleans have damage to their […]

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BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

Filed in Featured, Press Releases by on October 30, 2021
BCREPC Continues to Address Community Needs as Power Restoration and Cleanup Efforts Progress

October 30, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, continues coordination efforts to ensure needs are met in all 15 towns following this past week’s nor’easter. CURRENT AND PROJECTED WEATHER  No new weather advisories, […]

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[10/30/21 – 11:08 AM ] MEMA Situational Report

Filed in Alerts, General by on October 30, 2021
[10/30/21 – 11:08 AM ] MEMA Situational Report

The following information was taken from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Situational Report received at 11:08 AM this morning. Situation Recovery activities continue in the areas of the state impacted by the recent Nor’easter, in particular southeastern Massachusetts and the Cape and Islands. Significant progress continues to be made regarding electric power restoration. Additionally, […]

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          BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

Filed in Alerts, Press Releases by on October 29, 2021
          BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration

Media Alert 008:  Information from  the  Barnstable County  Emergency Planning Committee  (BCREPC)                        BCRECP and Regional Partners Discuss Developments on Storm Restoration Committee members convened at 4:30 PM today October 29, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional […]

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Warming Stations on Cape Cod

Filed in Featured by on October 29, 2021
Warming Stations on Cape Cod

October 29, 2021 Please see this preliminary list of warming stations available on Cape Cod. We will be updating this list as more information is obtained. Note* Hours open vary. Please check with each location. Warming Stations Barnstable – West Barnstable Fire Station Bourne – Bourne Fire Station #3 (Bourne Community Building is not currently […]

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BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  

BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  

 Media Alert 006:    Information from  the  Barnstable County  Emergency Planning Committee  (BCREPC)                    Regional Response to Nor’easter in its Third Full Day  BCREPC met at 4:30pm to discuss the latest updates on power restoration, support to community  October 28, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and […]

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Coordinated Regional-Level Response to Nor’easter Continues on the Cape and the Islands

Filed in Featured, Press Releases by on October 28, 2021
Coordinated Regional-Level Response to Nor’easter Continues on the Cape and the Islands

Media Alert 005:  Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC)            Coordinated Regional-Level Response to Nor’easter Continues on the Cape and the Islands BCREPC met at 10:30 AM to discuss impact management, outlook on power restoration October 28, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) – The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, […]

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BCREPC Continued Regional Response to Nor’easter

Filed in Featured, Press Releases by on October 27, 2021
BCREPC Continued Regional Response to Nor’easter

Media Alert 004: Information from the Barnstable County Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) BCREPC Continued Regional Response to Nor’easter BCREPC meets at 4:30pm tocontinueassessingmulti-day storm event and its widespread impact October 27, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) –The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC), comprised of state, county, and local officials, first responders, emergency managers, elected officials, and other regional partners, met for thefourthtime […]

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