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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Water Rescue Training with MD Emergency Deployment Search and Rescue

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Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services would like to thank Maryland Emergency Deployment Search and Rescue for training with our staff in June. Each shift was trained in the foundational skills of water rescue, which includes basic ...
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Posted on: July 23, 2021

NWS Determines Wednesday’s Storm in QAC Was Not a Tornado

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NWS Determines Wednesday’s Storm in QAC Was Not a Tornado

 

The National Weather Service has determined that the damage from Wednesday’s weather event in the Queenstown area was a strong downburst from a thunderstorm and not a tornado. Strong winds...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Mondays Starting July 6

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COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Mondays Starting July 6

 

Starting July 6th COVID-19 vaccination at Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will move from Thursdays to Mondays. Our testing will continue to be on Mondays.

To make an appointment for C...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

QAC Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

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Queen Anne's County, Md.—Washington, D.C.’s Gateway to the Atlantic—Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

 

Gives paramedics and EMTs rapid, secure access to life-saving...

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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: 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: December 6, 2018

DES Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

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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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Posted on: July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

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COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

 

Starting July 19th COVID-19 vaccination at Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will move from Mondays to Thursdays. COVID-19 Vaccinations will be offered at the Queen Anne&a...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced that licensed and registered child care providers in Maryland can apply for the Child Care Stabilization Fund Grant by completing the online applic...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

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COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

 

Starting July 19th COVID-19 vaccination at Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will move from Mondays to Thursdays. COVID-19 Vaccinations will be offered at the Queen Anne’s County De...

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