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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 07, 2021

Emergency Supply Kits

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

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Published: 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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Published: August 26, 2021

Earthquakes, floods, tornadoes

Disaster resiliency, are you ready?...

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Published: July 28, 2021

Severe Thunderstorms?

NWS Making Changes to Wireless Emergency Alerts...

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Published: 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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Published: 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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