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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Transitions to Open Vaccination Clinics and Discontinues Use of the Interest Lis

COVID Updates 4.22

Queen Anne’s County Transitions to Open Vaccination Clinics and Discontinues Use of the Interest List

 

As of Thursday April 22, 19,697 Queen Anne’s County residents have had at least their first shot of COVID Vaccine and close to 30% of our reside...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

COVID Vaccine Appointments Available Next Week at Kent Narrows (Old Outlets)

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COVID Vaccine Appointments Available Next Week at Kent Narrows (Old Outlets) 

 

Beginning on Tuesday, 4/27, and through Saturday, 5/1, the Queen Anne's County Department of Health will be hosting a Mobile Vaccination Unit through a partner...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

FDA and CDC have put a pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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FDA and CDC have put a pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

“Out of an abundance of caution” – FDA Advisory

FDA says “rare but severe” chance of a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (blood clotting) in conjunction with low levels of blood platelets.

Out of t...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Governor Hogan Proclaims April 2021 as Maryland Flood Awareness Month

Flood Awareness Month

Throughout the month of April, information and activities will focus on these three key messages as they relate to each week’s theme:

  1. Individuals preparing for the impacts of flooding;
  2. Riverine flooding and flooding outside the regulatory floodplain;&nb...
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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

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Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

 

In the afternoon of April 6 there was a report of a commercial building fire at Animal Services in Queenstown. The building was filled with smoke and with ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

How do I remove my name from the interest list?

VACCINE UPDATE 3.18

How do I get my name off the interest list if I have already been vaccinated?

You don’t need to do anything to remove your name from the interest list if you have already received your COVID-19 vaccination. We are working behind the scenes to get names rem...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

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Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Health continues to offer free COVID-19 testing through the end of the year but will have an abbreviated schedule due to upcoming holidays. The testing...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Dr. Ciotola's COVID-19 Update at Dec 8 CC Meeting

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At the County Commissioner’s meeting on December 8, 2020 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on where we stand with COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County. Dr. Ciotola started the presentation by saying, “there is some good news and some bad news, but it will be the trut...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

On Tuesday, September 8 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Queen Anne’s County. Click the video below to watch the entire update. https://youtu.be/Mcl5FyHPY...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Enters Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery

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Queen Anne’s County plans to follow the Governor’s re-opening plan for stage 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery. Previous local orders pertaining to youth contact sports and limits on gatherings will be rescinded on Friday, September, 4 at 5...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Text-to-911 Service is Now Available in Queen Anne’s County

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Effective today, 911 call centers across Maryland, including Queen Anne’s County will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service.

“I am proud that Queen Anne’s County has had this capability since August o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

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Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline®EMS Gold Award for a third year in ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

QAC County Ride will Suspend Services Tue Aug 4 due to weather

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Due to the impending tropical storm all County Ride services will be suspended for Tuesday, August 4. County Ride will provide emergency transport under the direction of Queen Anne’s Emergency Operations Center tomorrow.

Available services for We...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias and urges residents to prepare. We have the ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, urges Queen Anne’s County residents to prepare as we closely monitor the track of Hurricane Isaias.

We understand that your p...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

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Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

The County Commissioners voted at their June 23 meeting to implement operational changes at certain county beaches due to Public Health and sanitation concerns. Due to a compelling interest to mitig...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Will Enter Next Phase of Stage Two in the Roadmap to Recovery Starting Friday, J

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Queen Anne’s County Will Enter Next Phase of Stage Two in the Roadmap to Recovery Starting Friday, June 12

 

Queen Anne’s County announces they will be following the latest guidance from the state of Maryland announced yesterday...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Be Prepared for the Effects of COVID-19 on 2020 Hurricane Season

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Be Prepared for the Effects of COVID-19 on 2020 Hurricane Season

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services is updating response procedures to include COVID-19 as we plan for the 2020 hurricane season, and encourages everyone to do the ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

QAC Back to Business

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Back to Business in Queen Anne’s County

Queen Anne’s County begins Phase Two of the Maryland Roadmap to Recovery and announces the development of additional resources for businesses that are allowed to re-open this Friday, June 5th at 5...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Chesapeake College Alternate Testing Site Transitions to Mobile Testing for Queen Anne’s County Resi

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Chesapeake College Alternate Testing Site Transitions to Mobile Testing for Queen Anne’s County Residents

Queen Anne’s County announces the transition of the alternate testing site located at Chesapeake College after Friday, June 5, 202...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Guidance for Queen Anne’s County Restaurants and Bars

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Guidance for Queen Anne’s County Restaurants and Bars

Queen Anne’s County is ready to assist our restaurants and bars in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order which allows for the reopening of outdoor dining this Frid...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Announces Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund

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Queen Anne’s County Announces Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund

Queen Anne’s County announces the Queen Anne’s County Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund to assist local businesses that are in need during the...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

More Frequently Asked Questions

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There are a lot of questions and concerns from our businesses regarding stage one reopening. We have put together a lists of frequently asked questions.

Do I need to purchase expensive cleaning supplies/disinfectants for my store?

Unexpired household bleach...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Sign up for or manage your Citizen Alert Subscription

Citizen Alert

Yesterday we sent a message to residents in Grasonville to stay in their homes due to police activity. We utilized social media and our Citizen Alert System.

We use our citizen alert system to notify residents quickly of emergency situations. The National ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2020

Found Puppy in Grasonville

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On 5/14/2020 a husky mix puppy was found on Main St in Grasonville, MD and was brought to Animal Services in Queenstown, MD. The puppy is estimated to be 4-5 months old with no microchip. The puppy was found with a collar but had no contact information. I...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Guidance for Religious Institutions

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The Governor’s Recent Executive Order # 20-05-13-01 (complete order at: https://governor.maryland.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Gatherings-SIXTH-AMENDED-5.13.20.pdf) indicated the following:

Religious Facilities. Subject to applicable Local Orde...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions About Stage 1

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There are a lot of questions and concerns from our citizens. We have put together a lists of frequently asked questions in regards to the start of stage one.

Are face coverings still required inside stores by the employees and customers?

Yes

Are face coverin...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Begins Stage One on Friday May 15 at 5pm

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Queen Anne’s County Begins Stage One on Friday May 15 at 5pm

Governor Hogan announced the start of Stage One in the Roadmap to Recovery for Maryland starting at 5:00 pm on Friday May 15th. The individual counties are empowered to make decisions o...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Where to Find COVIVD-19 Information for Queen Anne’s County

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Where to Find COVIVD-19 Information for Queen Anne’s County

There has been some confusion online with where to find correct and up to date information regarding COVID-19. When information is released for Queen Anne’s County, it comes di...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

DES Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

Haz Mit plan update website

A few months ago we asked the public to help us update the Hazard Mitigation Plan by answering a survey. To read the updated plan go to www.qacdes.com and click on the Hazard Mitigation link on the left side.

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