Posted on: December 13, 2018
Governor Larry Hogan recently issued a Governor’s Citation to Queen Anne’s County Health Officer Dr. Joseph A. Ciotola, Jr. recognizing him as a Rural Champion in the state of Maryland.
“Everything Dr. C touches turns to Gold,...Read on...
Posted on: December 6, 2018
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.
Posted on: September 27, 2018
QAC Department of Emergency Services Lip Sync Challenge. This video depicts an opioid overdose and how our crews would respond. QAC has gone purple for the Month of September to bring awareness to Opioid Addiction. For more info
Posted on: September 7, 2018
For Immediate Release:
Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Tropical Storm Florence
Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, urges Queen Anne’s County residents to prepare. Queen Anne’s Coun...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2018
STEVENSVILLE - Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), in conjunction with local emergency managers, is rolling out a new hurricane and severe weather evacuation system as a result of the Maryland hurricane evacuation study which concluded ...Read on...
Posted on: August 23, 2018
In conjunction with the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff, Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services personnel have been training the Queen Anne’s County Public School employees on Active Assailan...Read on...
Posted on: July 7, 2018
Public Health Advisory - There have been two possible opioid fatalities in the last 12 hours in the Kent Island and Grasonville area. Public Safety Officials are concerned there is a potent mixture in the area. Queen Anne's County Office of the Sheriff is...Read on...
Posted on: July 4, 2018
Our QACTV team recently spent some time with DES taking their Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) If you would like to join in the next class there is still room! Go to qacdes.org and click on the CERT Logo!
Posted on: June 30, 2018
CENTREVILLE – The dispatchers at Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services have a new tool to locate 911 callers who have iPhones. “The first and most important question in every 9-1-1 call is what&rsq...Read on...
Posted on: June 18, 2018
QAC is going Purple in September! This effort will help raise awareness and prevent opioid drug use. Stay tuned for more details! For now please complete a survey, we will send a follow up survey at the end of September. ow.ly/WzX930ky9EyRead on...
DES News Posted on: April 2, 2018
QAC Emergency Preparedness Seminars Offered Free to Groups, Clubs and Neighborhoods
CENTREVILLE – Joseph Cichocki, of the Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, is reaching out to all county clubs, organizations, business...Read on...
Posted on: April 10, 2018
Declaring National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at any time that requires police, fire, emergency medical or search and rescue services; and
WHEREAS, professional telecommunicators are not visible as the me...Read on...
Posted on: April 2, 2018
The Opioid Epidemic – Holding the Drug and Distribution Companies ResponsiblePress Release from QAC Commissioner James Moran
Since becoming a commissioner in 2013, I have been actively involved with the Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coa...Read on...
Posted on: April 13, 2018
Sergeant Marie Starkey began her career as a Public Safety Telecommunicator with Caroline County in September of 2008. In April of 2014, Marie was hired full time by Queen Anne's County as a Public Safety Dispatcher. Her hard work and diligence have helpe...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2018
Together, A Shift offers a combined total of 58 years of service. A Shift is comprised of Lieutenant Ronnie Harrison, 20 years of service, all with QA County. Ronnie was a member of Queenstown VFD for 14 years as an EMT/firefighter. Sergeant Michelle Mill...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2018
The Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 Division “C” shift is currently comprised of Lieutenant Brian Willey, fifteen years with the agency and has over twenty years’ experience as a Public Safety Telecommunicator. Sergeant Marie Starkey, four years wi...Read on...
Posted on: April 10, 2018
The Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 Division “B” shift is currently comprised of Lieutenant Jay Kundrat, ten years with the agency as a Public Safety Telecommunicator. Sergeant Tracey Johnston, three years with the agency. Public Safety Dispatcher-...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2018
The Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 division “D” Shift is currently comprised of Lieutenant Kevin Carson, Sergeant Karla Schnoor, Public Safety Dispatcher-III (PSD-III) Justin Parsons, Public Safety Dispatcher-II (PSD-II) William McKercher and Publ...Read on...
Posted on: April 12, 2018
Last minute Fallen Hero Escort coming through QAC tomorrow morning. They will be at Route 301 and 19 at 5:00 am Friday, April 13, 2018
No further information at this time.