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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: 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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Published: December 13, 2021

Winter is Coming

Winter Weather Preparedness...

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Published: 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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Published: 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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Published: December 02, 2021

Holiday Safety Tips

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

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Published: November 07, 2021

Emergency Supply Kits

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

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