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Union County, North Carolina

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Clerk of Courts

Clerk of Superior Court

J.R. Rowell
Phone: 704-698-3100
Fax: 704-698-3101

Magistrates

Phone: 704-292-2746

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What clinical services do we provide?

  • Children’s Health
  • Women’s Health
  • General Health
  • WIC
  • Medical Records

What community services do we provide?

  • ABC (About Breast Cancer)
  • Breast Feeding Peer Counselor
  • Care Coordination for Children
  • Child Care Health Consultant Program
  • Community Health Education
  • Parenting with a Purpose
  • Pregnancy Care Management
  • Public Health Preparedness
  • Vital Records

What are Union County’s privacy practices?

All patient services are confidential as required by North Carolina and federal law.

Communicable Disease Control Program

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:

  • Influenza
  • Norovirus infection
  • Certain healthcare-associated infections.

For additional information please visit the NC Communicable Disease website.

The program responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring disease outbreaks
  • Monitoring reportable disease rates
  • Providing education to the public and medical community to prevent the spread of disease
  • Implementation of and enforcement of control measures to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Control and prevention of rabies and other diseases of animal origin that can affect humans.

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 Health Services

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:

  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Other sexually transmitted infections

NC DHHS STD/ HIV Information for Individuals and Families

Immunizations

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:

  • Gardasil
  • Hepatitis A (Adult) – 2 shot series
  • Hepatitis A (Pediatric)
  • Hepatitis B – 3 shot series
  • Meningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR
  • Twinrix – 3 shot series
  • Pentacel
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Varicella
  • Tdap
  • Yellow Fever

In addition to vaccines, Blood Titer testing is available for the following:

Spanish Immunization Schedule (adults)

International Travel Immunizations

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.

Union County Lost and Found Pets

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Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Gedis Elmore

Regular Member

08/18/2014- 08/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Kara Kindley Lemon

Regular Member

11/01/2016- 10/31/2019

at large

County Resident

Elena Covington Regular Member 11/02/2015- 10/31/2016 at large County Resident

John Adubato

Regular Member

11/1/2014 - 10/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Roman Lubinecky

Regular Member

11/1/2014 - 10/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Cathy Turner

Regular Member

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Debra Votta

Regular Member

11/1/2014 - 10/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Aloma Walden

Regular Member

3/1/2014 - 2/28/2017

at large

County Resident

Anna Welch

Regular Member

7/20/2015 - 07/31/2018

at large

County Resident

Julie Welcheck

Regular Member

3/1/2014 - 2/28/2017

at large

County Resident

John William Strickland, Jr. Regular Member 06/06/2016 - 06/30/2017 at large County Resident
Suzy Dennis Regular Member 06/06/2016-06/30/2017 at large County Resident

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean one of two things: The current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

Authority to Establish: General Statutes of North Carolina

Number of Positions

14

Meeting Information

The Committee meets on the last Wednesday during the months of January, April, July and October at 9:30a.m. at Healthquest, 415 E. Franklin Street, Monroe, NC

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Contact Information

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners:
Lynn West, CMC
500 N. Main St., Room 914
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3853
Email: west@unioncountync.gov

About the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee

The Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee is established by North Carolina General Statutes to maintain the Domiciliary Homes Residents' Bill of Rights and to promote community involvement and cooperation with domiciliary homes in meeting the needs of the elderly and disabled persons residing in these homes. Members are appointed for an initial one-year term; thereafter members may be reappointed for three- year terms. No committee member may serve more than a term of three consecutive years (Excludes the initial one-year term) DUTIES: The duties of the Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee are to: (a) Serve all domiciliary homes in the county; (b) Promote community education and awareness of the needs of residents of domiciliary homes and to work to keep the public informed about aspects of long-term care and the operation of domiciliary homes in the State. (c) Develop and recruit volunteer resources to enhance the quality of life for domiciliary home residents; (d) Establish linkages with Domiciliary Home Administrators and the county; Department of Social Services for the purpose of maintaining the spirit of the Bill of Rights Law; (e) Identify alleged violations of the Residents' Rights (113C-52) and report them to the home administrator or supervisor-in-charge. Report alleged violations to the County Department of Social Services; (f) Make an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners with an appraisal of the strengths and problems of domiciliary facilities in the county and identifying issues affecting long-term care in general.