Posted on: July 20, 2017

Cooling Centers Open , July 20-21, 2017

Cooling Centers Open , July 20-21, 2017

 

Due to the excessive heat forecast for , July 20-21st the Department of Community Services will be opening their buildings for use by the general public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The buildings i...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

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No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

CENTREVILLE – 911 Dispatchers on the Midshore are joining ranks to ensure that 911 callers do not get a busy signal; instead overflow calls will roll over to another trained dispatcher in a neighborin...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fallen Hero Escort, June 29, 2017

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The remains of Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin of the US Navy will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Thursday, June 29th around 11:30 am. The escort will leave Dover around 11:00 am and will travel through Route 19 to ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

QAC DES is monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy

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QAC Department of Emergency Services is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy.  Tropical Storm Cindy is off the gulf coast and isn’t expected in our area till next week.  Tropical Storm Cindy is located about 170 miles sout...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Maryland State Agencies Working to Combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Increased Coordination Ensures Effective Collaboration at State and Local LevelsANNAPOLIS, MD — In the months since Governor Larry Hogan declared of a State of Emergency to combat the heroin and opioid crisis and activated the Opioid Operational...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

DES Honor Guard at The Shorebirds

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On Saturday June 3rd 2017, Members of the Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Honor Guard presented the “Colors” at the Shore Birds baseball game. The game took place at the home stadium of the Shore Birds, A...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available In MD Following Secretary of Ag Disaster Declaration

Release Date: May  24, 2017                                       ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

DES Receives Executive Director Award from MIEMSS

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Department of Emergency Services Receives Executive Director Award from Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems

Centreville - On Wednesday May 24, 2017 Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems held their 2017 EMS Awards Ceremony to hon...

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

Emergency Management Update from Storm on 5/19/17

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Last night there was straight line winds with the storm in the area of Roberts Roberts Station Road, Ingleside. There were 13 power poles broken off, a pole building destroyed and Route 313 was closed for approximately 8 hours. At this time power has been...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Hogan Launches "Before It's Too Late" Web Portal

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For immediate release:
May 15, 2017Contact:
Katie Kuehn katie.kuehn@maryland.gov443-240-2877
Hogan Administration Launches "Before It's Too Late" Web Portal to Provide Resources, Raise Awareness of Opioid CrisisEducational Website and ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Queen Anne's County Commissioners Recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicator

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Queen Anne's County Commissioners recognized National Public Safety Telecommunicator week with a Proclamation.

Whereas emergencies can occur at anytime that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and,

Whereas when an emergency occurs t...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Col. John Glenn, April 6th

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Col. John Glenn’s remains to be escorted through QAC to Arlington National Cemetery April 6th

CENTREVILLE - The remains of Col. John Glenn (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Thur...

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