Posted on: July 26, 2017

Disaster Assistance Center for Tornado Victims

Stevensville - Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services is hosting a Disaster Assistance Center. Residents or businesses that were affected by the tornado on Monday July 24, 2017 may be eligible for assistance.

A disaster assistance c...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Tornado Recovery & Clean-up News from QAC Public Works

Public Works – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017 - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area including,...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Emergency Operations Center De-Activated

Recovery and clean up is underway at this time and upcoming dates and times will be announced for emergency disaster insurance meetings which will take place in the Matapeake area. The Emergency Operations Center was scaled back to normal operations at 5p...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Emergency Shelter Closing at Noon

Emergency Shelters closing in Queen Anne’s County
No residents are currently being housed in the emergency shelter that was opened at Centreville Middle School. The emergency shelter will be closing at noon.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - 7/25/17

A severe weather event, an EF2 tornado which was confirmed by the National Weather Service went through Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am, Monday July 24. All searches have been completed for life threats and injuries. There was only one mi...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - Donation Information

QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES

An official donation site has been set up for victims of the Kent Island Tornado event which occurred on July 24th 2017. The collection site will be located at the Kent Island United Methodist Church...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Bay City - Shelter in Place - 7/24/17

A weather event has occurred in Bay City.  Residents in the area are asked to shelter in place due to wires down. For more information call 410-758-4500 x1113

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

EOC Update 1 - 7/24/17

For Immediate Release

Emergency Operations Center Update - 1

A severe weather event possibly being tornadic activity hit Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am. Multiple calls for structural collapses, tree’s down, inside and outside gas...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

QAC is not accepting donations at this time

At this time Queen Anne's County is not accepting donations or volunteers.  We appreciate the concern the offer of help but please do not respond to the  scene. 

If you were affected by the storm and need emergency  shel...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

QAC Opening Emergency Shelter in Centreville

For Immediate Release

Emergency Shelters are Opening in Queen Anne’s County

If residents living in flood prone areas do not have friends or family to stay with, the County opened Emergency Shelters at 6:30 am at the following location:

• C...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Shelter can accept pets, Animal Welfare League also available

Our shelters are open and can accept pets. Animal Welfare League in Queenstown is also available to shelter pets that have been affected. 

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update

***Storm Related Updates***We have returned to normal traffic patterns  except where the power company is working. Rt. 8 is open to normal traffic.However, there will be restricted access to the Bay City and Ellendale  Communities to res...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update from Dept of Public Works

DPW – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017  - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Traffic Update - Kent Island - 7/24/17

Maryland Transportation Authority and local law enforcement are enacting the Rt. 18/ Bay Bridge emergency plan at this time. Everyone is trying our best to clear the traffic jams on Stevensville. 

 * The Ramp from 50 Eastbound to Rt 8 wil...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Transportation to Emergency Shelter

The number previously mentioned will not be staffed after 5pm. Please  contact 911 if you need transportation to the emergency shelter.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Transportation to Emergency Shelter

If anyone needs transportation to the Emergency Shelter at Centreville  Middle School please contact the Department of Community Services  410-758-2357

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Update from Dept of Community Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE:  

 

On behalf of the Department of Community Services, post storm operations are as follows:

  • The Kent Island Senior Center will remain closed tomorrow, July 25, 2017.
  • Transit operations will be suspended after 5pm today...
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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 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

QACDES Stars of Life 2017

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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