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A Doctor’s Story, December 3rd, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear a doctor talk about his every day experiences and how it’s impacted by this goal: Establish best in the nation statewide health information exchange and electronic health records adoption by the end of 2012. A Doctor’s Story Dr. DelVecchio “Health IT” (Health Information Technology) – we hear  Read the Rest…

Video Update on Hurricane Sandy, October 29th, 2012

Governor O’Malley provides an update on Hurricane Sandy and encourages Marylanders to stay inside and off the roads–except for emergency and essential personnel. Due to the storm, early voting has been cancelled for tomorrow. State government will also be closed, except for essential personnel. WMATA and MTA have suspended all service for tomorrow. For safety  Read the Rest…

Video Update on Hurricane Sandy, October 29th, 2012

Governor O’Malley updates Marylanders on Hurricane Sandy and encourages everyone to stay home and off the roads. The storm is intensifying and becoming more violent. For safety tips and updates, please visit this site and follow @MDMEMA on Twitter. Also, be sure to tune in at 10AM for another update from the state operations center.  Read the Rest…

A Young Marylander Making a Difference, October 1st, 2012

Ken Mallette, Maryland Emergency Management Agency September 1st marked the beginning of National Preparedness Month, a FEMA initiative started in 2004 to encourage citizens to Pledge to Prepare. Across the nation, emergency managers and first responders have looked for creative and new ways to encourage the public to prepare. This year, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency  Read the Rest…

Video Message from Governor O’Malley on the Storm Recovery, July 1st, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications We wanted to share this video update from Governor Martin O’Malley on the power restoration efforts in Maryland. In the video, the Governor encourages Marylanders to look out for one another and asks people with power and air conditioning to open up their homes to friends and family without  Read the Rest…

Declaration of Emergency, September 1st, 2010

This afternoon, I signed an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency, as we continue to monitor Hurricane Earl and its potential impact to Maryland’s shores. This declaration of a state of emergency (among other things):  requires the Director of MEMA to coordinate agencies’ activities to alleviate the emergency authorizes the deployment and use of  Read the Rest…

Witt Report Announcement, January 15th, 2009

Good morning.  As we begin, I want to thank James Lee Witt and everyone with JLWA for their outstanding work on the report we are releasing today, and for their help and guidance these last two years.  Their counsel has been truly invaluable to us as we’ve worked so hard together to ensure that our  Read the Rest…

Announcement of Statewide Interoperability Strategy, July 10th, 2008

Thank you very much, County Executive, for your kind introduction and also for your courageous leadership. I also want to thank you for understanding that public safety is job one for all of us. Behind me are individuals who have dedicated their life to the cause of saving lives in the State of Maryland, and  Read the Rest…