The Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Line ( 828-695-6650 ) is currently experiencing a high volume of calls. Thanks in advance for your patience.
The County will be observing some facility closures in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. The COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Line will be open. Click HERE to learn more.

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: 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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Published: 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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Published: 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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Published: March 05, 2020

Emergency Services Academy

Emergency Services Summer Academy 2020...

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Published: March 02, 2020

Severe Weather Awareness Month

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

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Published: 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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