Cape Cod Police and Fire: Emergency Numbers for all 15 Towns and the Islands HERE

In light of the current statewide 911 outage, we have compiled a list of emergency contact numbers in each of Cape Cod’s 15 towns, as well as Nantucket and Martha’s […]

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Barnstable County’s Emergency Preparedness Director Chip Reilly Urges Residents to Be Ready as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches

Atlantic hurricane season officially begins this coming Saturday, June 1 and ends November 30, 2024. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) meteorologists are predicting 17–25 named storms and 8–13 hurricanes, […]

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Summer Showers Bring…Lightning and Thunder! Tips to Stay Safe in a Storm.

Summer is rapidly approaching on Cape Cod, and with it comes a heightened risk for thunder, lightning, and even tornados. Did you know? Lightning can strike anyplace on Earth. In […]

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FREE Webinar on 5/23: Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN) Training

Organizations, such as food pantries, daycares, and non-profits, that are unable to sustain operations during an emergency incident, impact individuals exponentially who rely on them. Because of their importance in […]

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Emergency Preparedness Training for People with Disabilities

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)*, is pleased to offer a specialized training session on emergency preparedness for people with […]

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Do Not Drink Order Lifted in the Town of Harwich Following Inadvertent Release of Firefighting Foam

Lab results show that no firefighting foam was detected in the water system after thorough flushing! The Do Not Drink Order in North Harwich has been lifted. From the Harwich […]

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