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Calls Recvd Fire Disp Med Disp Police Disp
Jan 121 824 1273
Feb 175 712 1136
Mar 146 776 1316
Total 442 2312 3725

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Have Dinner and Shop With A Cop in Elkton!

April 26

Come out to the Elkton, MD Chick-fil-a on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Proceeds from all purchases made between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm will go toward hosting our Shop With A Cop event.
Members of the Shop With A Cop (SWAC for short) committee will be on hand to help out clearing tables, opening doors, etc.

Bring your family, bring your friends! Hey, why not bring your friends’ family, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cecil County Household Hazardous Waste Day

April 24

*****FREE EVENT*****

Help us help the environment by participating in our household hazardous waste day event with medications acceptance at the Cecil County Central Landfill on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

Information will be provided on source reduction, recycling, composting, and all permanent special wast programs.

The Cecil County Sheriff's Office will be on site accepting medications and the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prepare Because You Care

April 19

Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a fire, cybersecurity attack, natural disaster, and other emergencies. Registration is now open for the popular “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program for citizens, developed by the Harford County Dept. of Emergency Services.

The program’s next four-week session will be held on Thursdays from May ... (Full Story & Photos)

Do You Have What it Takes To Answer the Call?

April 19

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)

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 10

The week of April 10-16, 2016 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This is an opportunity to honor the women and men who serve as our Public Safety Dispatchers. They are the voice at the other end of the 9-1-1 call assisting a distraught caller and at the other end of the radio when police, firefighters, and medical personnel are responding to emergency situations. Often these “invisible” ... (Full Story & Photos)

Severe Storms Awareness Week

March 19

Cecil County Department of Emergency Service’s Emergency Management Office is teaming up with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the National Weather Service to promote citizen awareness and preparedness. During spring, Cecil County is at risk for flooding, damaging winds, tornadoes, and lightning. All of these hazards typically occur in our area every year; however, residents can ... (Full Story & Photos)

FREE Annual Hazmat Refresher Training for Technicians and Operations Personnel!

March 16

All businesses, groups and personnel in Cecil County concerned with response to incidents involving Hazardous Materials are invited to participate.The Cecil County Local Emergency Planning Committee is committed to helping Hazmat-Trained Responders maintain their certification.

The 8-Hour Hazardous Materials Refresher Training Event will be held for private industry HAZMAT team members & leaders, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are You Interested in Becoming an IV Technician

March 09

Cecil County is hosting an IV Technician Course in April which will be held at the Department of Emergency Services.

Dates for the class: 4/13, 4/20 from 1830-2230 and 4/23, 4/30 from 0800-1700.

Participation Requirements for the Pre-Test to be held on 3/30 at 1830:

- Member of a Cecil County EMS/Fire Company

- 18 Years of age

- Certified EMT-B for one year or primary provider for a minimum ... (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
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 410-392-2006
Admin Office: 410-996-5350
Fax: 410-398-0536
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