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Welcome to the Official Website for the Cecil County
Department of Emergency Services

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak

July 29

This is a rapidly evolving situation and we will provide updates as they become available.

As of now, Cecil County has 619 and cases of COVID -19 and 38 fatalities. Currently, there are 85,524 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland.

We are working very closely with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the Cecil County Health Department, Cecil County Government and a plethora of other departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

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August 03

This morning the watch for Tropical Storm Isaias was upgraded to a warning as the storm track has crept more westward. We will face an impact from the storm late this evening, overnight, and through out the day before it exits the area Tuesday evening. Tropical storm force winds (39-74 mph) are expected to create wind damage, down trees, and cause power outages. The ground is already saturated from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tropical Storm Isaias

August 02

Hurricane Isaias has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm and is currently off the coast of South Florida. TS Isaias is expected to impact the State late Monday evening through Tuesday evening. Flooding rains, tidal surge, wind damage, and tornadoes are threats to areas of the State.

The track has shifted slightly westward, which has increased the threat for tropical storm force winds (39-74 mph) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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August 01

Over the last 24 hours, Isaias has shifted more to westward, and there is increasing confidence that Isaias will impact our area Monday night into Tuesday with gusty winds and heavy rain. The range of possibilities for MD is still broad, but confidence has increased for at least some impact from heavy rains (3-5” inches with higher amounts locally) and the potential for flash flooding and tropical ... (Full Story & Photos)

Are You Hurricane Ready?

June 09

Did you know that Hurricane Season begins June 1? Hurricanes are massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters and move toward land. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. All of that aside, the most dangerous threat is from water- inland flooding, heavy rains, and storm ... (Full Story & Photos)

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June 09

Are you local to Cecil County? Do you want to receive emergency alerts and notifications? Are you enrolled in CodeRed?

It's easy! From your phone, you can text CECIL to 99411 and that fast, you will receive emergency alerts and notifications. Of course, if you want to add more information, you can sign up on our website. Just click on Code Red on the left side and it will take you to the registration ... (Full Story & Photos)

Weather On The Go!

February 24

Are you curious about weather? Do you want to learn how the National Weather Service issues watches and warnings and why? Are you curious about what kind of feedback and/or observations from Cecil County are helpful to the forecasters? Do you just want to learn about the weather? Well, then this is for you. The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services welcomes meteorologists from the Mount Holly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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December 05

Customers of Maryland’s toll facilities are invited to join the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police, MDTA staff and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in participating in this year’s national Toys for Tots campaign. This is the 30th consecutive year MDTA Police have supported the annual effort. Since 1990, MDTA employees have collected more than 152,000 toys and $120,000 from customers of ... (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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