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Welcome Dr. Castgilione!

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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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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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak

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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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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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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April 07

*****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 18, 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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Are You an EMT? Interested in becoming a Paramedic?

February 12

Do you have what it takes to become a Paramedic? Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
Cecil College is ready to help!

Registration to take the Cecil College Paramedic Program Entrance Exam is now open!
Next class starts August 2021!!
Seating is limited!! (10 seats for the upcoming class)

Cecil College and the Department of Emergency Services have a partnership that supports the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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January 14

Exelon is conducting a survey to identify local behavior during emergency situations. If you work or live in areas affected by Peach Bottom, please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

The survey will close on March 31. We appreciate your time in completing this. ... (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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Elkton, Maryland 21921
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