Communicable disease is defined as "illness due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products that arises through transmission of that agent or its products from an infected person, animal, or reservoir to a susceptible host, either directly or indirectly through an intermediate plant or animal host, vector, or the inanimate environment." Communicable disease pathogens include bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and prions.
Communicable diseases can have a significant impact on the population. The surveillance and control of such diseases is an important part of protecting the public's health. The Communicable Disease program primarily deals with infectious diseases that are reportable by law.
The program also deals with other communicable diseases of public health significance, such as:
For additional information please visit the NC Communicable Disease website.
The program responsibilities include:
Rabies is a vaccine preventable disease in humans, dogs, cats and ferrets as well as some domestic livestock. All mammals are susceptible to rabies and it is nearly always fatal. Rabies can be prevented in humans with timely and appropriate treatment. In North Carolina the disease most often occurs in wild animals especially skunks, raccoons, bats and foxes. Raccoon rabies is present in the raccoon population in virtually every North Carolina county. For additional information on Rabies please visit:
STD and HIV prevention and control services includes providing clinical services, education and awareness efforts and monitoring disease trends through surveillance and epidemiology. STD Clinic provides testing, treatment and education at no cost to the client for:
Our Immunization Clinic provides vaccines to people of all ages, including those traveling internationally. Public Health offers vaccines for preventable diseases to reduce the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases within Union County. The following vaccines are offered through our immunization clinic:
In addition to vaccines, Blood Titer testing is available for the following:
With the mission of public health to promote health, prevent disease and protect the community, International Travel Immunizations allow us to assist those traveling internationally the opportunity for disease protection. A Registered Nurse will review travel itinerary, provide immunization education and vaccination(s). A Vaccination record will be provided to you for your records.
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 9:00:am
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00:pm
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Union County Government Center
500 N. Main St. , Commissioners' Board Room, 1st floor   |   Monroe,  NC
NOTICE OF MEETINGS Of the Union County BOARD of EQUALIZATION & REVIEW Pursuant to N.C.G.S. 105-322 the Union County Board of Equalization and Review will meet as required by law.
PURPOSE OF MEETINGS To hear upon application, taxpayers that own or control taxable property assessed for taxation in Union County, with respect to the valuation of such property, or the property of others, and to fulfill other duties and responsibilities required by law.
TIME OF MEETINGS The Board will convene for its first meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 for the purpose of hearing appeals accepted since January 1, 2017. The Board will adjourn for the purpose of accepting new requests for appeal on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Meetings will begin promptly as scheduled in the Commissioners Board Room 1st Floor, Union County Government Center, 500 North Main Street in Monroe, NC. The Board will meet on the following dates and times: Tuesday, April 4 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, April 18 9:00 am –12:00 pm Thursday, April 20 4:00 pm –7:00 pm Tuesday, April 25 9:00 am –12:00 pm Thursday, April 27 1:30 pm –4:30 pm Tuesday, May 9* 9:00 am –12:00 pm Thursday, May 11 1:30 pm –4:30 pm Tuesday, May 23 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, May 25 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 30 9:00 pm –12:00 pm Thursday, June 1 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tuesday, June 6 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, June 8 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tuesday, June 13 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, June 15 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tuesday, June 20 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, June 22 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tuesday, June 27 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday, June 29 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tuesday, December 5 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday, December 12 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
*Requests for hearing must be received prior to the office close of business at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the advertised date for adjournment. In the event of earlier or later adjournment, notice to that effect will be published in this newspaper.
Owners of real property that receive an assessment notice after the adjournment of the Board of Equalization and Review may file a request for appeal within 15 days after the date of the notice. The schedule for the hearing of appeals will be posted at the Office of the County Assessor, serving as Clerk to the Board of Equalization and Review, and will also be provided to individuals and organizations that have requested notice pursuant to G.S. 143-318.12. All requests for hearing must be made in writing to: Robin E. Merry, Clerk Union County Board of Equalization & Review 500 N. Main Street, Suite 236 PO Box 97, Monroe, NC 28111-0097