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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: August 7, 2019

Sign Up for Community Emergency Response Team Training in Crumpton

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CRUMPTON - In a disaster when emergency personnel could be delayed in response, C.E.R.T. members become the first to respond. Community members throughout Queen Anne’s County want to help and do the most good in a disaster situation.

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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: February 19, 2019

Fallen Hero Escort Saturday Feb 23rd at 11:30 am

The remains of Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent of the US Navy will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Saturday, February 23rd around 11:30 am. The escort will leave Dover around 11:00 am and will travel through Route 19 to Southbound 301 t...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Scam Using DES's Phone Number 1/22/19

ALERT: The main number for Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services. 410-758-4500 has been “spoofed.” Fake calls, also known as 'phishing' or 'spoof' calls, attempt to trick you into revealing personal or financia...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Governor Recognizes Dr. Ciotola as Rural Champion

 

 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,...

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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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Posted on: September 27, 2018

QAC DES Lip Sync Challenge takes a serious approach to Opioid Crisis

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 

www.qacgoespurple...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

The National EAS and WEA test has been postponed to October 3, 2018 at 2:18 pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on the backup date of October...

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