A strong storm will impact Southern New England late Sunday into Monday afternoon with rain, strong winds, and coastal flooding. Hazards are anticipated to include: The following graphics were posted […]Read More
...to promote a healthy Cape Cod community through disease prevention and control, health and safety education, environmental protection and emergency preparedness.
The Department of Health and Environment was established in 1926 to provide regional efficiencies throughout the 15 towns of Barnstable County, while supporting the autonomy of local boards of health. The Department provides a diversity of services that promote public health and environmental protection, from emergency planning, to monitoring of water, land, and air, to disease prevention, inspectional services, COVID-19 pandemic response, and even the practical application of providing loans for septic system repair and replacement. The physical and mental well-being of Barnstable County’s residents, alongside protection of our sensitive ecosystems, are our top priorities.
The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, or MASSTC, is a premier site for wastewater research located on Cape Cod. Some of their tests involve adding woodchips to septic systems to […]Read More
Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital are in urgent need of blood donations. Numerous blood drives are being held across Cape Cod in December to benefit Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC). […]Read More
The National Weather Service (NWS) and MEMA meteorologist are forecasting a storm system bringing a wintry mix and strong wind gusts to portions of the Commonwealth beginning late this evening […]Read More