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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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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

Thank you George group photo

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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Posted on: May 20, 2021

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

Backline EMS

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: September 2, 2021

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

DES Wins Gold Plus Award

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

 

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

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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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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Water Rescue Training with MD Emergency Deployment Search and Rescue

2021-06 QAC EMS - Thank You

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: 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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Posted on: August 4, 2021

QAC Department of Health Welcomes New Team Members to Addiction and Prevention Services

New Health Dept Staff

QAC Department of Health Welcomes New Team Members to Addiction and Prevention Services

Join us in welcoming two new Peer Support Specialists and one new Prevention Outreach Specialist to our amazing team. We are expanding our outreach services that offer ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

QAC Goes Purple Kick Off Event in Centreville on September 8

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QAC Goes Purple Kick Off Event in Centreville on September 1

 

Queen Anne’s County is going purple again this September. To kick off the month-long awareness campaign an event is planned for September 8 at 7:30 pm in front of the historic...

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