Emergency Services

Catawba County Emergency Services is responsible for planning and responding to all hazards – natural, manmade and medical emergencies. Additionally, we manage emergency communications through our 911 Communications Center, provide Animal Control in all unincorporated areas of the county and some municipalities, and assist veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits and service from the Veterans Administration.

Emergency Services Latest News

Published: June 28, 2019

Flood Relief for Catawba Co.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest disaster loans available to residents and businesses affected by the June 6, 2019 flooding in Catawba County...

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Published: June 21, 2019

Flood Recovery FAQ

Catawba County Emergency Services Director Bryan Blanton answers some of the more frequently asked questions about flood recovery....

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Published: June 13, 2019

Free Cleanup Help: NC 2-1-1

From now until June 28, 2019, residents affected by the recent flooding can dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 to register for free cleanup assistance, such as...

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Published: June 12, 2019

Debris & Scams: Flood Recovery

Catawba County Emergency Services is advising residents to be aware of the following important information as flood recovery progresses in the County....

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Published: June 11, 2019

Catawba County Shelter Closed

Due to an improvement in local conditions, Catawba County Emergency Management has closed the shelter at Catawba Valley Community College...

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Published: June 09, 2019

Residents Relocated to Shelter

In response to localized flooding at Ridgecrest Apartments on 12th Ave. SE in Hickory, Catawba County is relocating affected residents to a temporary shelter...

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