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BARNSTABLE (MA) March 20, 2020 ā€“ The Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) held a conference call on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to review the current COVID-19 conditions and to discuss preparation efforts in the county. Agencies present on the call included over 75 representatives from across Cape Codā€™s 15 towns and Nantucket.
Updates and guidance

BCREPC Multi-Agency Coordination Center (MACC) continues to operate as a limited activation in response to COVID-19 from 8:00 AM ā€“ 6:00 PM. The MACC is currently focusing its efforts on assisting with resource requests for the COVID-19 test site at Cape Cod Community College and supporting testing operations with Cape Cod Healthcare.
According to Massachusetts Department of Public Health, there were 5 positive cases in Barnstable County at the time of this call.
The BCREPC wants to ensure that Barnstable County residents know that a coordinated response is taking place in our region. The general public is asked to practice social distancing, consistent hand-washing, and other recommendations for prevention made by Massachusetts Department of Public Health. For more instructions, please visit www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus.