Department of Emergency Services

The mission of the Department of Emergency Services (DES) is to provide high quality, timely, and effective emergency services to all residents and visitors to Dorchester County. DES has three divisions: Emergency Communications, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Emergency Management.


Anna Sierra

Kimberly Vickers
Emergency Communications Division Chief

Andy Robertson
EMS Division Chief

Dr. Steven White
Medical Director

Steve Garvin
Emergency Management Planner


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The Maryland Department of Transportation will be be closing the Maryland Ave bridge over Cambridge Creek to all vehicle and foot traffic from Monday March 5th through Sunday March 18th for repairs ... See MoreSee Less

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Dorchester County Dept. Emergency Services updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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DES is excited to announce its next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will take place starting March 10th! This class is completely FREE and helps prepare residents for emergencies in our community. Pre-registration is required, contact Steve Garvin, EM Planner, at 410-228-1818 or via email at ... See MoreSee Less

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Please see the message below from Shore Regional Health. ... See MoreSee Less

UM Shore Regional Health Adjusts Visitor Policy to Help Prevent Spread of the Flu Effective Date: Thursday, February 1st until further notice For Important Information about The Flu for Shore Regional Health Patients and Visitors visit:

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The 911 Center is aware of the loud noise heard in the area of the landfill a few minutes ago. The sound was related to controlled law enforcement activity and there is no danger to citizens in the area. We thank all of the concerned citizens who have called in tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

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