Summertime Health and Safety Resources

New England summers can bring hot temperatures and oppressive humidity, especially in July and August. Summertime activity, whether it be recreation, work, or exercise, must be balanced with actions that […]

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Governor Baker Proclaims July 10-16 as “Hurricane Preparedness Week”

July 11, 2022 | “Hurricane Preparedness Week is an annual reminder of the hazards that the Commonwealth faces and how residents can prepare during hurricane season,” said Public Safety and Security […]

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Atlantic Hurricane runs now through end of November: Be prepared!

June 1st marked the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs through November 30th. While most hurricanes and tropical storms that have hit New England occurred during August […]

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NOAA predicts above-normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 24, 2022 | Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year — which would make it the seventh […]

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Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Situational Reports

When a natural disaster, storm event, or other regional emergency happens, the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee activates the Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC). Its purpose is to provide emergency […]

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When is Hurricane Season?

Hurricanes and tropical storms can occur at any time of year, but most of them occur during the hurricane season which lasts from June 1 to November 30, with mid-August […]

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