Category: Emergency Services

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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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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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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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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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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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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June 09, 2019

State of Emergency Declared

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2019...

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May 31, 2019

Get the Community Alert System

As summer storm season gears up, Catawba County Emergency Services encourages you to sign up for Community Alerts/Weather Warnings through the County Community Alert System....

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March 04, 2019

Practice Makes Perfect

Preparing for tornadoes, lightening and flooding...

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September 18, 2018

Get Local Weather Warnings

The impact of Hurricane Florence throughout North and South Carolina is a sobering reminder of how serious weather events can be....

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September 13, 2018

Hurricane Prep Guidance

County Emergency Services is continuing to monitor Hurricane Florence and has brought in additional equipment and staff to work around the clock for the duration of the storm....

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September 12, 2018

Severe Weather Preparations

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Catawba County Emergency Management is monitoring the storm closely around the clock. Here is some helpful info to be prepared....

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September 11, 2018

Ninth Rabies Case of 2018

Catawba County Animal Services has confirmed the ninth case of rabies in the county this year....

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September 05, 2018

Weather Warning Alert System

Emergency Management is highlighting National Preparedness Month with a new feature of the Community Alert System providing residents with automated severe weather alerts....

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August 03, 2018

Emergency Services Grant

Catawba County Emergency Services has received a $2,000 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers....

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May 14, 2018

Summer Storms Are Coming

Preparing for Summer Storms...

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March 29, 2018

First Rabies of 2018 Confirmed

Catawba County has confirmed the first of rabies in the county this year....

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February 26, 2018

Tornado Safety

Catawba County officials encourage residents to participate in the annual Statewide Tornado Drill March 7 to practice their emergency plan......

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