Category: Emergency Services

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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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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