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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Transforms Public Safety Communications with AT&T ESInet™

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Queen Anne’s County Transforms Public Safety Communications with AT&T ESInet™

 

Next Generation 9-1-1 Improves Resiliency and the Ability to Share Information Throughout Maryland and Neighboring States

 

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

QAC Health Department Has a Limited Amount of Monkeypox Vaccinations

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Monkey Pox Vaccinations

 

The Queen Anne's County Department of Health has a limited supply of the monkeypox vaccine, which is provided by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).  Vaccine is available to certain high-ris...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Unit Citations

Unit Citations for CAD

Staff from the County Information Technology and Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff were recognized with Unit Citations for their hard work and dedication to implement a new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Management System (RMS...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Unit Citations for Relocating the 911 Center

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Several Information Technology Staff were presented with Unit Citation Awards for their hard work and dedication by successfully moving the 911 Center to its temporary location for renovations last year.

During last year’s renovations of the 911 ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Department of Emergency Services Directors Award

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Scott Haas and Scott Wheatley presented Candace Golt with the Directors Award for all her hard work on the Maryland State Emergency Service Transporter Supplemental Payment Program (ESPP). The Director’s Award is the highest award that can be received fro...
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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Know Your Zone - Evacuation Zones

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In 2018 Maryland Department of Emergency Management in conjunction with local emergency managers, developed a hurricane and severe weather evacuation system.  3 large areas in Maryland have been identified as areas subject to tidal flooding. Know...

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County News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Recognized for a Fifth Year with the Gold Plus

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Recognized for a Fifth Year with the Gold Plus Lifeline EMS Award

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’...

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County News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

County Commissioners Declare April 10-16 Public Safety Dispatcher Week

Proclamation April 12 (1)

Declaring National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

 

WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at any time that require police, fire, or emergency medical; and

 

WHEREAS, public safety dispatchers are not visible as the men and women wh...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Two Additional Cases of Avian Influenza Confirmed on Delaware and Maryland Farms

Press Release from the Delaware Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of Agriculture. 

Any press inquiries should be directed to 

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, ple...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Symphony Village CERT

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DES was recently invited to Symphony Village to celebrate George Drake and thank him for all of his work with our Symphony Village Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). We thank George for his many years of service and dedication to his community. Geo...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

High School Seniors Complete Community Emergency Response Team Training

High School Seniors Take CERT Training

High School Seniors Complete Community Emergency Response Team Training

 

Seniors at the Queen Anne’s County High School enrolled in the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, recently completed Community Emergency Response Team (C...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICIALS REQUEST PUBLIC’S HELP TO REDUCE STRAIN ON SYSTEM

REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICIALS REQUEST PUBLIC’S HELP TO REDUCE STRAIN ON SYSTEM

EASTON, Md. - (January 11, 2022) – Regional county officials, including the emergency medical services (EMS) departments of Caroline, Dorcheste...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Will Your Cell Phone Still Be Able to Call 911 in 2022?

Will your cell phone still be able to call 911 in 2022

Will Your Cell Phone Still Be Able to Call 911 in 2022?

Plan now for the phase out of 3G cellular networks and service.

 

If you are currently using an older cellular device, you may need to upgrade before your provider shuts down the 3G network in ...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

QAC DES Attends Dessert First Puppy Hour as part of Know us Before You Need Us effort

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On Thursday, October 14th, members of the Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services EMS-Division visited Dessert First in Kent Narrows, for their “Puppy Hour.” Not only did Paramedics Emily Voshell, Andrew Hughes, ...

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DES News
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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