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: May 02, 2022

Emergency Services Honored

Catawba County Emergency Services received the North Carolina Public Health Association's Partner of the Year award in recognition of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Published: April 28, 2022

Be Disaster Ready!

May 1-7 is North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week and Catawba County residents are encouraged to update their emergency plans...

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Published: April 20, 2022

Who Can Refuse EMS Care?

When an EMS crew arrives on a call, sometimes the patient does not want care. That brings on a lot of questions and, occasionally, controversy. Who can refuse care?...

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Published: April 06, 2022

April Showers Bring...

Tornado Safety...

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Published: March 09, 2022

More Than Ambulance Drivers

What is EMS? More Than Ambulance Drivers!...

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Published: March 02, 2022

Severe Weather Season Starts

Staying alert for severe weather including tornadoes this spring....

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