Hurricane Resources

  1. Town Center Master Plan Prince Frederick, July 2021 Draft

    Comment Period Extended for Prince Frederick Town Center Master Plan Draft

    Anyone interested in the future of Prince Frederick is invited to provide public comment on the draft Prince Frederick Town Center Master Plan (July 2021 draft) now through Oct. 1, 2021. Read on...
  2. State of the County 2021

    Calvert County Government Releases 2021 State of the County Video

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces the release of the Calvert County 2021 State of the County video. Read on...
  3. Basketball Youth Newsflash

    Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Host Free “Pat The Roc” Basketball Clinic

    The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites citizens to sign up for the free “Pat The Roc” basketball clinic to learn core fundamentals of the game from NBA Trainer Patrick Robinson and staff of the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy. Read on...
  4. Superhero Girl Newsflash

    Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Offer Fun Fall Family Events

    Fall is here and the Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites citizens to celebrate the season by participating in several exciting events for the whole family. Read on...
  5. Older woman sitting in tall grass looking happily into the distance

    Office on Aging Hosts Workshops to Help Seniors Live Well With Diabetes

    In collaboration with the Calvert County Health Department, the Calvert County Office on Aging is offering a free, six-week “Living Well with Diabetes” workshop. Read on...
  6. Man playing golf

    Join Calvert County Parks & Recreation for the 30th Annual Golf Classic

    The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites citizens to participate in the 30th Annual Golf Classic tournament Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. Read on...
  7. CAPRA Accreditation logo

    Calvert County Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

    The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation has joined the ranks of elite parks and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. Read on...
  8. community fair banner

    Community Resource Fair

    Join us for a FREE event showcasing local resources and programs available to Calvert County residents and families. Read on...
  9. Artist rendering of Dunkirk District Park playground with illustration of ribbon and scissors

    BOCC to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Dunkirk District Park Playground

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed playground at Dunkirk District Park and invites citizens to attend. Read on...
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    Planning & Zoning Seeks Information to Preserve Historic Cemeteries and Burial Grounds

    The Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning is seeking information from citizens regarding cemeteries or burial grounds that may be located on private property in Calvert County. Read on...
  11. Business sign that reads Come In We&#39re Open

    Calvert County Congratulates New, Expanded and Relocated Businesses

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development congratulate new, expanded and relocated businesses. Read on...
  12. Emergency Preparation Checklist

    Public Safety Announces September is National Preparedness Month

    September is recognized as National Preparedness Month and is a great time to review your readiness for severe weather and other emergencies. Read on...
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    Applications Accepted for Purchase and Retirement Fund Program with New Price and Deadline

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board announce the application period for the county’s Purchase and Retirement Fund program has been reopened through Oct. 29, 2021. Read on...
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Good to Know: 

Hurricane Watch Versus Hurricane Warning

A hurricane watch is issued when a tropical cyclone containing winds of at least 74 MPH poses a possible threat, generally within 48 hours. A watch does not mean hurricane conditions will occur, only that these conditions are possible. Hurricane-force winds may also be accompanied by storm surges, coastal flooding, and/or river flooding.

A hurricane warning is issued when hurricane-force winds are expected within 24 hours. A hurricane warning can remain in effect when dangerously high water or a combination of dangerously high water and exceptionally high waves continue, even though winds may be less than hurricane force. In the event of a hurricane warning, secure your home and bring in outdoor furniture. Charge your cellphone and complete your storm preparation. Listen for emergency information and alerts, if directed to do so by local officials immediately leave the threatened area.

Stay Aware!

Get the Calvert Prepare App

The app includes emergency alerts, local weather and power outages, storm-related closures, social media, traffic updates, Emergency Management contact information, preparedness guidance and an interactive emergency kit checklist. This app is intended to be utilized as an addition to your primary means of emergency notification.

Download the app for free Apple App Store or Google Play.

Calvert Alerts

Sign up to Calvert County Alerts and get critical information quickly. Alerts can be sent direct to your home phone, mobile phone, business phone or email.

  1. Social Security Scam

    One common tactic involves fake Social Security Administration (SSA) employees calling people with warnings that their Social Security numbers have been linked to criminal activity and suspended. Read On...
  2. FluBot Scam Impersonates Delivery Services such as FedEx, USPS or DHL.

    There is a new scam which involve Android phones. This scam is called FluBot. FluBot is delivered by phishing text messages (also referred to as ‘smishing’) that impersonate a delivery service such as FedEx, USPS or DHL. Read On...
  3. BazarCall Phishing Email -Targets User Subscriptions

    In a scam researchers are calling BazarCall, a phishing email is sent to the person impersonating some sort of digital subscription. This prompts the recipient to call a phone number to cancel a subscription before they are automatically charged. Read On...
  4. Unemployment Insurance Scam

    We have been alerted to a scam targeting Maryland residents involving unemployment insurance. Read On...
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Emergency Alert Stations

  • WPTX 1690 AM Lexington Park     
  • WMDM 97.7 FM Lexington Park 
  • WTOP 103.5 FM Washington, D.C.    
  • WKIK 1560 AM La Plata             
  • WKIK 102.9 FM California 
  • WPRS 104.1 FM Waldorf
  • WSMD 98.3 FM Mechanicsville

Resources

After the Storm

Services During an Emergency

In the event of an emergency, the county will provide services to assist residents when these services are available information on delivery will appear on here.

Shelter

  • During an evacuation
  • During an extended power outage or during a heat- or cold-related event
  • If homes have been damaged to the point of being non-inhabitable

Emergency Food and Water

In the event of a catastrophic failure of the infrastructure to supply food and water to the population, food and water obtained from State and local resources will be provided at identified points of distribution.

Sandbags

During an emergency that involves flooding, sandbags will be provided to a level that will mitigate the damage to a person's property.

Coordination of Resources

Through the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) the resources necessary to respond to an incident that extends beyond the capability of local resources and normal mutual aid to Calvert County will be completed.