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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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Consolidated Human Services Board

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Missy Baker

Registered Nurse

11/21/2015 - 11/20/2019

at large

Licensed Registered Nurse

Jeff Broadaway, DVM

Veterinarian

11/21/2014 - 11/21/2016

at large

Licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Angela Haller, DDS

Dentist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Licensed Dentist

Richard Helms

Commissioner Representative

December 2016

at large

County Commissioner

Chandra Hollier

Physician

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Licensed Physician

Ashley Lantz

Community Based Organization Representative

11/21/2015 - 11/21/2019

at large

Community Based Organization Representative

Paula London

Pharmacist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Licensed Pharmacist

Eunice McGee

Social Worker

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Social Worker

Louis Philippi

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Consumer of Human Services

VACANT POSITION

Engineer

1/6/2014 - 1/6/2018

at large

Licensed Physical Engineer

VACANT POSITION

Psychologist

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Licensed Psychologist

VACANT POSITION

Psychiatrist

1/6/2014 - 1/6/2018

at large

Licensed Psychiatrist

VACANT POSITION

Optometrist

1/6/2014 - 1/6/2018

at large

Optometrist

VACANT POSITION Consumer of Human Services November 2019 at large
Consumer of Human Services

VACANT POSITION

Other Person

November 2019

at large

Other Person

Myra Sides

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2017

at large

Consumer of Human Services

Nathaniel Sumner

Consumer of Human Services

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2016

at large

Consumer of Human Services

Jonathan Thomas

Other Person

11/21/2014 - 11/20/2018

at large

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either 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

NCGS Section 153A-177. THE HUMAN SERVICES BOARD WAS DISSOLVED BY ACTION OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON JANUARY 6, 2014, AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, BY RESOLUTION, ASSUMED DIRECT CONTROL OF ANY ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY OR THROUGH THE HUMAN SERVICES BOARD. ON AUGUST 18, 2014, THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BEGAN THE PROCESS OF RE-ESTABLISHING THE CONSOLIDATED HUMAN SERVICES BOARD AND BY RESOLUTION ADOPTED NOVEMBER 21, 2014, RE-ESTABLISHED THE BOARD. The Human Services Board was created to carry out the function of the local health department and the county department of social services.

Number of Positions

18

Meeting Information

2nd Monday of the month beginning January 12, 2015. No meetings are scheduled for the months of July and December.

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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 Human Services Board

To serve as the policy-making, rule-making and administratiave board of the consolidated human services agency.

Human Services Board Authority

  • Set fees for departmental services based upon recommendations of the human services director.
  • Assure compliance with laws related to state and federal programs.
  • Recommend creation of local human services programs.
  • Adopt local health regulations and participate in enforcement appeals of local regulations.
  • Perform regulatory health functions required by state law.
  • Act as coordinator or agent of the state to the extent required by state or federal law.
  • Plan and recommend a consolidated human services budget.
  • Conduct audits and reviews of human services programs, including quality assurance activities, as required by state and federal law or as may otherwise be necessary.
  • Advise local officials through the county manager.
  • Protect the public health to the extent required by law.
  • Develop dispute resolution procedures for human services contractors and clients and public advocates.
  • Exercise the powers and duties conferred by law upon a board of health and a social services board.
  • The human services director of a consolidated county human services agency shall be appointed and dismissed by the county manager with the advice and consent of the human services board. No more than 25 members which shall reasonably reflect the population makeup of the county and include persons as set out in NCGS §153A-77 (c). All members of the human services board shall be residents of the county and appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The members of the board shall serve four-year terms and a chairperson shall be elected annually. No member may serve more than two consecutive four-year terms. The county commissioner member shall serve only as long as the member is a county commissioner.