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Mar 146 776 1316
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Department of Emergency Services

Are You Ready for Hurricane Matthew?

October 04

Hurricane Matthew is beating up islands in the Caribbean and may possibly impact us this weekend. So what does that mean for you?

Now is the time to prepare. Preparations you do should include:

Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan for where you and your animals can stay;
Build a disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cecil County Partners with Regroup for Mass Notification to Residents

September 26

Regroup Mass Notification, the award-winning leader in emergency and day-to-day communication technology, announced today that it has been selected by Cecil County, MD, to deliver emergency and critical alerts to its more than 100,000 residents. The CAP 1.2 compliant platform will guarantee real-time communication when emergencies strike.

By leveraging Regroup’s technology, the county will significantly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Do You Have What It Takes To Answer The Call?

Member Michelle Lloyd, August 30

Cecil County is accepting application for Dispatcher/Call taker! Dispatchers are required to process and prioritize incoming calls for EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, and provide pre-arrival instructions.

You must be able to type 30+ words per minute and be able to work shift work (6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am) which include nights, weekends, and holidays. You must be able to pass a criminal background ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cecil College/DES Paramedic Program Outcomes

July 19

Did you know that the Paramedic program offered by Cecil College in conjunction with DES is accredited? Do you know what that means?

The Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP) is the accrediting agency for EMS. It is sponsored by a number of EMS organizations--the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) and the National Association of State EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

Have Questions About Zika?

June 13

Come and learn about what Zika is and how to protect yourself!!

Cecil County Health Department is hosting a Zika Town Hall with Dr. Howard Haft, Deputy Secretary of Public Health Services with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and other experts at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Cecil County Administration Building. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Brooks is the Maryland Emergency Manager of the Year!

June 09

Congratulations and big shout out to Chief Richard Brooks!!

The Department of Emergency Services is proud to announce that on Thursday June 2nd, Chief Richard Brooks was honored as the Emergency Manager of the Year for the State of Maryland. This award was given out at the Maryland Emergency Management and Homeland Security Symposium by the Maryland Emergency Management Association.

We are very ... (Full Story & Photos)


May 16

Thank you to our EMS Professionals. Thank you for your time. Thank you for your dedication. Thank you for your caring, your compassion, and your devotion to patient care. Thank you for working long shifts and for holding over to cover late calls. Thank you for taking time away from your families to keep our medic units on the streets for our communities 24/7. Thank you for thinking on your feet to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Operation Fill the Pantry Cecil County

May 10

Have you seen articles in the Cecil Whig about Operation Fill the Pantry? It is a project that has been started and designed by Allie Austin and Kim DeAngelis, to help provide free hygiene products to the children of Cecil County who have found themselves homeless and/or otherwise less fortunate and unable to provide these items for themselves. “Operation Fill the Pantry” is designed to help ease ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Local Emergency Information

During an emergency, officials will tell you what is happening using the Emergency Alert System (EAS), sirens, and/or loudspeakers, and door to door notification. if you hear a siren, tune in to an EAS station. Additionally, up to date emergency information will be posted on this website.

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