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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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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)

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)


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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
E-mail: info@ccdes.org
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