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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Donations Appreciated

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Donations Appreciated

The health department appreciates your donation of items that can be used in our fight against COVID-19. All donations must be new and be in its original packaging.

What supplies are on the list?

  • Vinyl Gloves
  • Medical Disposable Gowns
  • Dust...
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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Updated Numbers of Positive COVID-19 Cases in Queen Anne’s County

Updated Numbers

Updated Numbers of Positive COVID-19 Cases in Queen Anne’s County

As COVID-19 continues to spread in our community, we want to make sure everyone is aware of the current number of positive cases. We will no longer be sending out a press release f...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Important Route Changes from QAC Department of Community Services

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As of Wednesday, April 1, the following fixed routes, Annapolis AM/PM and Easton Overflow AM/PM, will be transitioning to a demand service only. What this means for our ridership is that while there will not be a bus making timed stops along these route, ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Update on Information that will be released from Queen Anne’s County

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Since March 21, 2020, Queen Anne’s County Maryland has reported five positive cases of COVID-19. The majority of Queen Anne’s County cases have not had travel history or a known connection with another positive case. This means that th...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Fifth Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

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Fifth Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

 

Queen Anne’s County Health Officer, Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., announces an additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County, M...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Additional Positive Cases of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

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Queen Anne’s County Health Officer, Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., announces two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, Friday March 27, 2020. This brings the total of confirmed cases to four....

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Child Care for Essential Personnel

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Yesterday the State of Maryland announced, beginning at the end of the day on Friday, March 27, 2020, all child care programs are to be closed. During this State of Emergency, child care programs have been established by the State to serve only designated...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Information about Essential Services during COVID-19

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Contact information for Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services, Queen Anne’s County Department of Social Services and Haven Ministries during COVID-19     

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation Encourages Residents to Use Caution

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Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation Encourages Residents to Use Caution

 

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Parks and Recreation urges our residents and visitors to do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Second Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

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Second Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

 

Queen Anne’s County Health Officer, Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., announced the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County, Mar...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

CENTREVILLE Walgreens Closes Doors

CENTREVILLE Walgreens Closes Doors

CENTREVILLE - Corporate managers at Walgreens reported that an employee at their Centreville location was tested on Friday, March 20 for the COVID-19 virus and test results are pending. Queen Anne’s County Healt...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Questions and Concerns about Confirmed Case in Queen Anne’s County

Questions and Concerns about Confirmed Case in Queen Anne’s County

 

Earlier today, Queen Anne’s County Health Officer, Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s Count...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

Positive Case of Novel Coronavirus Confirmed in Queen Anne’s County

 

Queen Anne’s County Health Officer, Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr., M.D., announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, S...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Closures and Updates Due to Novel Coronavirus

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PRESS RELEASE

March 20, 2020

Beth Malasky

bmalasky@qac.org

 

 

Queen Anne’s County Closures and Updates Due to Novel Coronavirus

 

CENTREVILLE, MD. – There are ZERO confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus i...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

QAC Officials Restrict County Buildings to Minimize Risk of COVID-19

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QAC Officials Restrict County Buildings to Minimize Risk of COVID-19

CENTREVILLE - In order to minimize the risk to our staff and the public, County Government Buildings are being restricted to official and urgent business only. We encourage all citizens w...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Business Update and Resources for Queen Anne’s County

The Governor’s office released a statement that all restaurants, bars, gyms and movie theatres throughout the state must close as of 5pm today until further notice.  Drive-thru, Carryout and Delivery Options are still allowed to continu...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

QAC Officials Announce Actions to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

QAC Officials Announce Actions to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County Officials announce a series of actions to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 following yesterday’s announcements from...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan Declares State of Emergency, Expands Statewide Response to Novel Coronavirus

    

Governor Larry Hogan Declares State of Emergency, Expands Statewide Response to Novel Coronavirus

    

Three Confirmed Maryland Cases in Montgomery County, Patients In Quarantine And In Good Conditio...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Maryland Department of Health Approved for Testing for Novel Coronavirus Cases

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Press Release 3/3/2020 - Office of Governor Larry Hogan:

Maryland Department of Health Approved for Testing for Novel Coronavirus Cases

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland’s State Public Health Laboratory h...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

QACHS Students Complete Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

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 QACHS Students Complete Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training 

 

Seniors at Queen Anne’s County High School enrolled in the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness class recently completed the first Com...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Maryland Fallen Firefighters Honored at National Memorial Service

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Media Contact: Donna Clark 240-723-0615 

Maryland Fallen Firefighters to be Honored at 

National Memorial Service on October 6 

EMMITSBURG, MD – The U.S. Fire Service will honor four firefig...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Animal Control Needs Your Help - 9/24/19

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On September 24, 2019 Queen Anne’s County Animal Control was dispatched for a report of an abandoned puppy. The six month old puppy was found on the side of Rt. 301 south bound in the area of Powers Lane, Millington. Anyone with information rela...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Fallen Hero Escort Friday Sept 20, 6:30 am

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The remains of Sergeant First Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of the 82nd Airborne Division will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Friday, September 20th around 6:30 am. The escort will leave Dover around 6:00 am and will travel through Route 19 to S...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Emergency Management Associate Graduates from

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, Emergency Management Associate Graduates from FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute 

Emmitsburg, MD- Joseph Cichocki graduated from the Federal Emergency Management...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPLAYS SYSTEMS APPROACH SAVES LIVES

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Centreville- On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019, a sudden cardiac arrest death struck a patron at the Queenstown Moose Lodge. At approximately 10:15 pm the Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 center received a call for a non-br...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

DES Receives Prestigious Award

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience sev...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

DES attend a bill signing ceremony for 3 bills that impact 911

Bill Signing

Bill Summary:The bill defines a “victim” as a victim of specified crimes (generally relating to domestic violence; abuse/neglect of a child and related crimes; abuse/neglect of a vulnerable adult; and specified sexual crimes). The bill...

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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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