Category: Emergency Services

December 27, 2021

I Need An Ambulance!

When you need an ambulance, you want it now! What's going to happen when you call 911 and how can you help?...

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December 13, 2021

Winter is Coming

Winter Weather Preparedness...

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December 13, 2021

Future EMS Base Groundbreaking

In line with the healthy and safe community focus in the Commissioners’ strategic plan, the Newton base is the first of three planned EMS base replacements in the county...

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December 08, 2021

Catawba County Burn Ban

UPDATE: BURN BAN REMOVED 12/8/2021 12:00 pm Catawba County Burn Ban implemented 11/30/2021...

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December 02, 2021

Holiday Safety Tips

Thoughts from Emergency Services on keeping you and your home safe this holiday season...

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November 07, 2021

Emergency Supply Kits

It's time to change your clocks and check your emergency supply stocks...

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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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