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: 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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Published: August 02, 2022

ES Community Programs

Emergency preparedness & injury prevention is a community effort. Join us in making our community prepared & safer!...

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Published: June 30, 2022

4th of July Tips

Have a Fun and Safe Fourth of July...

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Published: June 24, 2022

Power Outages

Power Outages can be common in the Summer...

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