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: November 04, 2022

Fall Back Safely!

While you may not be ready to see the sun set at 5 pm for the next few weeks, you can get prepared for winter. #TimeChange #Fall #SafetyTips...

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Published: October 31, 2022

See Something, Say Something

Wherever you spend time for work, school, or travel, be aware of your location’s Suspicious Activity Reporting phone number. If You See Something, Say Something®...

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Published: October 26, 2022

Halloween Safety Tips

Stay safe while being spooky this Halloween by following these safety tips...

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Published: September 28, 2022

Preparing for Hurricane Ian

As Catawba County residents prepare for potential impacts from Hurricane Ian in the coming days, Catawba County Emergency Management Coordinator Karyn Yaussy offers the...

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Published: September 22, 2022

Fall Prevention Week

Change habits to prevent falls!...

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Published: August 18, 2022

Family Emergency Planning

Family Emergency Planning is critical when you are apart from your kids. New school year means updating your plan!...

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