Category: Emergency Services

September 01, 2021

EMS Receives AHA Recognition

EMS earns national recognition for efforts to improve STEMI treatment. The AHA presents Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold + Award for quality care for severe heart attack patients...

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August 26, 2021

Earthquakes, floods, tornadoes

Disaster resiliency, are you ready?...

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July 28, 2021

Severe Thunderstorms?

NWS Making Changes to Wireless Emergency Alerts...

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June 15, 2021

Bystander CPR & AED Use

Do you know when and how to do CPR? Do you know how to use an AED? Read on for more information on how you may help save a life!...

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May 24, 2021

EMS Lifting & Moving Patients

The way EMS moves patient depends on so many things! Read on for techniques and devices used to keep the patient and the EMS crew safe....

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December 09, 2020

Flood Relief for Residents

Financial relief is available to businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Eta on Nov. 12, 2020...

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November 13, 2020

State of Emergency Terminated

Catawba County Board of Commissioners Chair Randy Isenhower has terminated the State of Emergency declared for Catawba County...

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April 07, 2020

Long View Facility Explosion

Emergency Management and Long View Fire Department have confirmed that an explosion took place at OneH2, a company located in the Town of Long View. All employees are...

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March 05, 2020

Emergency Services Academy

Emergency Services Summer Academy 2020...

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March 02, 2020

Severe Weather Awareness Month

Are you StormReady for whatever kind of weather comes our way?...

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February 07, 2020

State of Emergency Ended

Effective 12:00 p.m. February 7, 2020, the Catawba County Board of Commissioners officially ended the State of Emergency...

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November 27, 2019

Using a Turkey Fryer

Don't be part of this year's Turkey Fryer statistics - prevent Thanksgiving fires and injuries!...

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October 25, 2019

Teen Driver Safety Week

Teen Driver Safety Week...

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October 17, 2019

Are You Ready To Shake Out?

Shake Out. Don't Freak Out. Earthquake drills. Are you doing them?...

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October 07, 2019

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Fire Prevention Week 2019...

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October 02, 2019

UPDATE: Balls Creek Campground

The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and the Catawba County Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate the fire at Balls Creek Campground in Catawba that occurred on...

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October 01, 2019

Balls Creek Campground Fire

Catawba County Emergency Services responded to a fire at Balls Creek Campground in Catawba Sunday, September 29. The fire started before 9:40 p.m. Multiple agencies from the...

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September 17, 2019

EMS Awarded Lifeline Gold Plus

Catawba County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of...

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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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