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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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Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Parks and Recreation Representative

-

at large

Department of Social Services Representative

-

by virtue of office

Beatrice Colson

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Kathleen Domanski

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/15/2017

at large

County Resident

Ruth Helms

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident





Debra Jackson

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/30/2018

at large

County Resident

Isabelle Gillespie

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

6/6/2016 - 6/30/2019

at large

County Resident

Patricia Kindley

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/31/2018

at large

County Resident

Joan Kocsis

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/31/2018

at large

County Resident

Jack Wilson Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2016 at large County Resident

Linda Miller

Centralina Area Agency on Aging Representative

1/1/2014 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Julia Mitchell

Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

VACANT POSITION

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

12/31/2013 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

VACANT POSITION

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

12/31/2013 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

Jeanette Reed

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Linda Smosky

The Council on Aging Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Annette Sullivan

Nutrition and Transportation Program Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Phillip Tarte

Health Department Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Natalie Tunney

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

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

Authority to Establish: North Carolina General Statute 143B-181.1(a)(11)

Number of Positions

13

Meeting Information

Generally the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.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 Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee

To plan for the aging service system by allocating Home and Community Care Block Grant funding, identifying funding sources, determining the needs of the older adult residents in the county, identifying resources and service gaps, promoting awareness through public education, and analyzing service and demographic data. The North Carolina Division of Aging recommends that the advisory committee membership: • Consist of l/3 older adults • Include public or private providers of aging services • Include elected county officials or leaders • Include individuals from a broad range of aging interests and community demographics Membership of the Advisory Committee includes two types: Agency representatives and community representatives. Community representatives serve three-year terms, and there is no limit on reappointment.