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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Download the Red Cross Pet First Aid App

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Preparedness Tip from Animal Control

???? Attention Pet Parents! ????

ARE YOU PREPARED?! DID YOU KNOW?!

There's a vital resource you need to have on your phone for your furry friends - the Red Cross Pet First Aid App! ??????

This incredible app offer...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Happy National Weather Person's Day

Shae Weather Person Day

Happy National Weather Person's Day
Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services would like to recognize Shae Parsley. We thank her as she works every day to save lives, protect property and enhance the overall preparedness in our...
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Posted on: January 29, 2024

QAC Emergency Services Now Has Sensory Sacks!

QAC Emergency Services Now Has Sensory Sacks!

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services is pleased to announce that our transport units have been outfitted with Sensory Sacks - packaged materials and toys to aid sensory overloaded children and adults when being cared for and tran...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Down Runner Stops by Department of Emergency Services to Thank First Responders

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Down Runner Stops by Department of Emergency Services to Thank First Responders

 

During the recent 2023 Bay Bridge Run, an unexpected turn of events saw a runner collapse mere moments before reaching the finish line. Quick action from on-site emer...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

QAC Parks & Recreation Staff and Public Safety Community Recognized for Heroism

QAC Honors Parks Rec Staff and Public Safety Community for Heroic Life Saving Actions

QAC Parks & Recreation Staff and Public Safety Community Recognized for Heroism

 

The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners recognized the Department of Parks and Recreation Staff and our Public Safety Community for heroism demonstrated o...

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Posted on: July 18, 2023

QAC nationally recognized for commitment to quality care for heart attacks & strokes by AHA

DES Wins GoldAward

QAC nationally recognized for commitment to quality care for heart attacks & strokes by AHA

 

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received its sixth American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline&...

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Posted on: June 23, 2023

Rescued Kittens Vincent and Vinny Seek Foster Homes at Animal Services

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Rescued Kittens Vincent and Vinny Seek Foster Homes at Animal Services

A heartwarming tale unfolded at the Vincit Building in Centreville on Tuesday morning when an employee discovered a tiny kitten seeking refuge under one of the county vehicles. The adve...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

QAC Urges All Residents to Prepare for 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Know Your Zone

QAC Urges All Residents to Prepare for 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Be Prepared: Know Your Zone, Have a Plan, Stay Informed and Have a Kit

 

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially starts Thursday, June 1, and Queen Anne’s County o...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Paramedic Casey Amos Clinician of the Year

Clinician of the year

Paramedic Casey Amos is recognized as the Queen Annes County Department of Emergency Services overall Clinician of the Year.  

Casey joined the Department of Emergency Services in February of 2012 as the departmental secretary, an entry level admi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

EMT Terry Williams BLS Provider of the Year

BLS Provider of the Year

EMT Terry Williams is recognized as the Queen Annes County Department of Emergency Services BLS Provider of the Year.

Terry joined the Department of Emergency Services in February of 2012 with significant prior experience in public safety. He had served as...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

DID YOU KNOW… Public Safety Dispatcher Facts:

911 CENTER STATISTICS

DID YOU KNOW… Public Safety Dispatcher Facts:

They are the first, first responders performing a tough job that very few will ever understand.  They can go from a routine administrative call to a full-blown emergency crisis in the millis...

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Mobile Integrated Health Team

Mobile Integrated Health Team

On Tuesday night at the Commissioner Meeting, Dr. Ciotola gave an update to the commissioners and brought the Mobile Integrated Community Health Team (MICH) to present this award-winning innovative program that Queen Anne’s County launched in 20...

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Hosts Local Girl Scout Troup

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Hosts Local Girl Scout Troup

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services (DES) hosts tours for local groups to learn more about their operations. When the Scout BSA...

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