|Potassium Iodide Tablet Availability (From Health Department)|
2013-08-29 to 2020-08-31
Free potassium iodide tablets are available to the public at the Town Clerk's office in Town Hall during regular business hours. Store tablets properly. The potassium iodide tablets available now will expire in the year 2020. Please go to Health Department page and click on links, then click on "Potassium Iodide" for additional information.
|Emergency Shellfish Closure 10-8-16 (From Shellfish & Biological Services)|
2016-10-07 to 2016-10-31
Emergency Closure - Toxic Plankton Bloom By order of the Division of Marine Fisheries, as of sunrise on October 10, 2016 shellfishing is CLOSED in all Falmouth waters. This include recreational and commercial shellfishing except for scallops. This order will remain in effect until further notice. This order extends the closure of Buzzards Bay to the entire town.
|Mosquito alert! (From Health Department)|
2016-08-02 to 2016-11-30
West Nile Virus was detected in mosquitos captured in a pool of water near Woods Hole in July of 2016. Mosquitos are able to breed in puddles and containers or small objects that collect rain water. Please be advised that residents should perform regular inspections of outdoor areas under their control to eliminate all standing water. This includes removing water from toys, tools, equipment and other objects that may catch rain water and taking actions to prevent water from collecting. Mosquitos are able to breed in these small pools of water until the winter.
|Public Health Advisory (From Health Department)|
2016-10-14 to 2016-11-30
Wellfleet Shellfish Beds Closed: Harvested Shellfish from this area are being recalled due to a suspected Norovirus outbreak on Cape Cod Click for details