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Department of Emergency Services

Paramedics Wanted!

December 01

We want you!!!

If you are up for the challenge, we are looking for strong paramedics to answer the call of duty.

What you need to have:
1. High School diploma or G.E.D.;
2. One or more years experience as a paramedic;
3. Certification as nationally registered EMT-Paramedic;
4. Certification as a Maryland Paramedic by the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance;
5. Certification in Advanced ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are You and EMT? Interested in Becoming a Paramedic?

November 14

Helping people and saving lives is one of the most rewarding occupation a person can have. EMS Professionals are in demand and the education from start to finish is available to Maryland residents at nearly no cost to the student!

Cecil College and the Department of Emergency Services have a partnership that supports the community’s needs for EMS personnel while providing the college accredited education ... (Full Story & Photos)

Come and Walk and Run the North East Dash

October 24

The North East Dash First Annual 5K Run Walk is being held Saturday, November 19, 2016. All proceeds benefit Shop With A Cop!

There will be an open house at Impact Fitness after the 5K.

Free health screenings
Free 20 minute fitness classes- including Spin, Step & Strength, Yoga, and Zumba!!
Free water & refreshments

Online registration is $25
Registration at the door is $30 and cash only

Hope ... (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)


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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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Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
107 Chesapeake Boulevard
Suite 108
Elkton, Maryland 21921
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