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Calvert County Maryland - Calvert County Emergency Management to Test Alert and Notification System Sirens June 6 2022 25 May 2022 ( news )
Calvert County , state Maryland ( By Press Release office)
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The Calvert County Department of Public Safety , Division of Emergency Management , will conduct a full - cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout Calvert , St . Mary’s and Dorchester counties Monday , June 6 , 2022 , at noon .
The full - cycle test includes a three - minute activation of all sirens within the 10 - mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant . Citizens are encouraged to be aware of the testing and relay this information to friends , family and neighbors .
The testing is conducted to check siren operation and increase public awareness of the alert and notification siren system . If the sirens sound at any other time , residents should tune to one of the local radio stations listed below for information and instructions .
Emergency Alert System stations include:
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
WNNT 107 . 5 FM Warsaw
WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke
WCEM 1240 AM Cambridge
WCEM 106 . 3 FM Cambridge
WCEI 96 . 7 FM Easton
WRAR 105 . 5 FM Tappahannock
WKHZ 1460 AM Easton
Residents are encouraged to stay informed and prepared in the event of an emergency by visiting
www . CalvertCountyMd . gov/BeAwarePrepare
and signing up for Calvert County ALERT to receive timely information about various emergency and non - emergency situations in the county . Calvert County ALERT messages can be received by cell phone , landline , email , text messaging , fax , pager and more .
Citizens may register with Smart911 to create a safety profile for emergency communications . Smart911 is a free online service that allows individuals and families to automatically provide vital information to 911 call takers during an emergency . Citizens can also visit the portal to register individuals with special needs for the Calvert County Emergency Management special needs registry . Anyone who has unique needs that hinder or prevent them from taking protective actions during an emergency should sign up for the special needs registry .
The Department of Public Safety also offers a free “Calvert Prepare” app to put critical , real - time information at users’ fingertips in the event of a regional emergency and helps residents stay prepared . Those without internet can contact the Calvert County Division of Emergency Management at 410 - 535 - 1600 , ext . 2638 , to sign up for additional emergency preparedness information .
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