The Talbot County Council has enacted a temporary burn ban due to drought conditions and extreme heat. For more information, visit talbotcountymd.gov/burnban

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Talbot County Burn Ban Concludes July 21, 2024

07/19/2024
Category: Emergency Services County Council

The Talbot County Council enacted an Administrative Resolution imposing a complete ban on all open-air burning throughout the county on June 21, 2024. Following recent rain, the Burn Ban Committee has recommended to Council to let the ban expire as expected on July 21, 2024. Read more


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Council Highlights for June 25, 2024

06/26/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on June 25, 2024 at 5 p.m.; Council Member Dave Stepp was absent. Read more


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Talbot County Implements Burn Ban Effective June 21, 2024

06/21/2024
Category: Emergency Services County Council

The Talbot County Council has enacted an Administrative Resolution imposing a complete ban on all open-air burning throughout the county. This burn ban will take effect on Friday, June 21, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. and will remain in place for 30 days, expiring on Sunday, July 21, 2024 unless extended or terminated by a subsequent resolution. Read more


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Emergency Services Reminds Residents to Prepare Now in Advance of Predicted Busy Hurricane Season

05/30/2024
Category: Emergency Services

With multiple weather forecasting services and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) predicting an exceptionally active 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM) urges residents to begin their preparations now. “The NOAA 2024 hurricane forecast calls for more storms than ever before and it is important that all Marylanders take preparations seriously,” said MDEM Secretary Russ Strickland, “High winds, storm surge, tidal and inland flooding can all be deadly consequences of hurricanes and tropical storms.” Read more


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Council Highlights for May 28, 2024

05/30/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held their regular meeting on May 28, 2024 at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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What is the CPR Marathon?

03/01/2024
Category: Emergency Services

Each year, Talbot County Emergency Services (DES) and their partners host the annual CPR Marathon, with the goal of training as many individuals as possible in the basics of saving a life. Read more


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Council Highlights for February 13, 2024

02/15/2024
Category: County Council

The Talbot County Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 6 p.m.; all Council members were present. Read more


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Emergency Services to Host CPR Training Marathon

02/16/2024
Category: Emergency Services

The CPR Marathon will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at the Talbot County Community Center, 10028 Ocean Gateway in Easton on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, starting at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public. Read more


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Maryland Winter Safety Week Begins

12/05/2023
Category: Emergency Services

MDEM Secretary Russ Strickland emphasizes the importance of taking winter safety precautions seriously, stating, “Winter brings with it several hazards that cause injuries and cost lives and money every year. It is precisely because of this that we must take winter safety precautions seriously.” Read more


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Easton's New and First 24 Hour AED

11/14/2023
Category: Emergency Services

Partners within this program are the Bluepoint Hospitality Group, Talbot Emergency Services, and the Talbot Paramedic Foundation. Read more


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Departments Urge Best Practices as Part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

10/19/2023
Category: Emergency Services Economic Development and Tourism

To recognize Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services (DES) and the Department of Technical Services have partnered share best practices for cybersecurity. The public awareness campaign, coined “Talbot Secure”, will run on Talbot County Emergency Service’s social media in October. Read more


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Teen, first responders recognized for cardiac arrest save

08/14/2023
Category: Emergency Services

In recognition of his heroism and selfless actions, Sean received a certificate of commendation from the county council and a life-saving award from the Talbot County Department of Emergency Services. Read more


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Emergency Service Provides AED Demonstration

08/10/2023
Category: Emergency Services

Special Programs Paramedic, Rachael Cox, provided a AED Demonstration during the recent council meeting. Read more


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July 3, 2023 Storm Damage Response

07/04/2023
Category: Emergency Services

On Monday, July 3, 2023, at approximately 7 p.m., reports of a strong storm in Talbot County near Tilghman Island came into the Department of Emergency Services dispatch center. Fire and police personal were dispatched to the area minutes later. Read more


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