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Tag: emergency preparedness

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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Emergency Preparedness Director Chip Reilly Presents at Libraries Cape-wide to Educate Residents

Join our Emergency Preparedness Director Chip Reilly at your local library as he shares valuable information with the public about how to be safe and ready for severe weather and […]

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Preparing your Home for a Storm: What to do Before, During, and After a Flood.

We’ve seen the power a storm can carry, and the devastation it leaves behind. Prolonged power outages and flood damage are two of the biggest risks to your food. Fortunately, […]

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Talking to your Kids about Calling 9-1-1

Calling 9-1-1 seems simple right? You just pick up the phone and dial those three lifesaving numbers to connect to first responders in an emergency. While many people don’t often […]

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Injury Prevention and Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

If you are an older adult living in the community, you may face some challenges during an emergency. For example, you may have mobility problems, or chronic health conditions, or […]

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Preparing for floods on Cape Cod.

Plan Ahead, Be Prepared to Weather Flooding on Cape Cod

Flooding is inevitable on Cape Cod. If it rains on your property, it can flood- that’s right, you don’t have to live on the beach or near a body of […]

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Hurricane Lee a Timely Participant in Emergency Preparedness Month

We’re now into our second week of Emergency Preparedness Month and Hurricane Lee has arrived in the Atlantic to provide a bit of helpful emphasis on our messaging. And while […]

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Governor Healey Proclaims September “Emergency Preparedness Month”

Governor Maura Healey has proclaimed September 2023 to be Emergency Preparedness Month to highlight the importance of emergency preparedness and to encourage planning for disasters and other types of emergencies. […]

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Holiday Weather Safety Tips

Holiday Hazardous Weather Safety Tips: Keep Your Home and Holiday Guests Safe

It wouldn’t be a New England holiday without wicked winds a blowin’. Many Cape Codders know how to batten down the hatches, and if you’re new to Cape Cod…welcome to […]

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