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Cecil County Household Hazardous Waste Day

October 08

*****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, October 17, 2021 from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.

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

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

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No Caption Cecil County 2021 Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting Invitation

September 21

The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services will hold a public meeting on Monday, October 4th, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The meeting will take place via Zoom Videoconference, to solicit input and discuss the County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. This plan define goals and actions that can be taken to mitigate impacts from a variety of hazards, including flooding, within the County. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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How To Help Victims of Hurricane Ida

August 30

If you are interested in helping our friends in south, following the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, here is some information on how to best help those in need.

Cash is best. While you may think that those that lost everything, need stuff and you want to donate clothes, water and other stuff? Please don't. That creates a logistical nightmare and additional expenses to that community that they just don't ... (Full Story & Photos)

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July 23

The Cecil County Department of Emergency Services is proud to announce Dr. Morganne Castiglione as the new Medical Director for the Cecil County Emergency Medical Services!

Dr. Castiglione is is a board-certified Emergency Physician staffed with Doctors for Emergency Services, based out of Newark, Delaware. Her Emergency Medicine residency education was completed through Christiana Care Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Holly Retired!

July 14

Today, after serving the citizens of Cecil County for 26 years as a telecommunications specialist, Captain Holly Trego officially retired from the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services.

Holly began her career at DES in 1995, and moved through the ranks of Dispatcher, Lieutenant, and Captain, as well as Quality Assurance Captain. Holly was also instrumental in public safety education and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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June 21

On July 1, 2021 Governor Hogan ended the State of Emergency for COVID-19 pandemic. County Executive Hornberger followed suit ending the local declaration for the State of Emergency in Cecil County effective the same day.

We will not be updating the numbers below, unless there is a spike in cases within the County.

As of now, Cecil County has 6,372 and cases of COVID -19 and 150 fatalities. Currently, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Paramedics Wanted!

May 06

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)

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No Caption National Drug Take Back Day

April 19

Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 24, 2019 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

You can turn in unused or expired medications — no questions asked — for safe disposal at several locations. Also, Cecil County residents can also dispose of medicine anytime at several medicine drop boxes, with no questions asked. Drop box locations are listed at www.rewriteyourscript.org, ... (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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Suite 108
Elkton, Maryland 21921
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Non-Emergency: 410-392-2006
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