Acute Respiratory Illness Update

Data Compiled by Lea Hamner, Contract Epidemiologist with the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment The following summarizes current Massachusetts statewide trends with regard to acute respiratory illness. Massachusetts […]

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High Winds and Rain Predicted Wednesday into Thursday

UPDATED Wednesday, 2/28/24, 9:30 AM The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for the Cape and Islands, in effect from 7 AM this morning to 7 AM […]

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The Alternative: Creating Space for Technologists to Tackle Wastewater Challenges on Cape Cod

Interested in joining the discussion about wastewater challenges on Cape Cod? Check out “The Alternative”, a weekly newsletter from Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center! Read the latest […]

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American Heart Association: Snow Shoveling, cold temps combine for perfect storm of heart health hazards

Weather forecasters may call it ‘white fluffy stuff,’ however, snow can be a bigger danger than many people may realize. According to the American Heart Association, celebrating its Centennial birthday as the […]

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WBUR Collaborates with Scientific American to Spread Awareness about Nutrient Pollution from Septic Systems on Cape Cod

Big Press for Big Problems This week, WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, aired a two-part series about Cape Cod’s water pollution challenges. The series was part of a collaboration with Scientific […]

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February 13th Winter Storm: Situational Report #003–FINAL REPORT

Date of Release: February 13, 2024 Time of release: 5:15 PM Incident or Event Overview: Situation Cape Cod and the Islands are experiencing the subsiding impacts of a coastal winter […]

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