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Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Wait 6 feet from others. Stay home if sick.

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As of Friday, November 13th at 5 p.m., the City and County of Durham have adopted the State’s Executive Order 176.  The updated Order will be in effect and will…

Emergency Preparedness

Have you signed up for AlertDurham, our community Emergency Alert System? Do you have a NOAA Weather Radio? Verified NOAA Weather Radios receives official National Weather Service, warnings, forecasts, and…


Follow the link to Durham County Public Health  to stay up to date with the latest information for Durham County! Durham County Department of Public Health Coronavirus Disease 2019

Access and Functional Needs Registration Forms

The Durham County Emergency Management Division provides for the voluntary registration of county residents who have access and functional needs and will need assistance during an evacuation. Access and functional…

Shelter Locations

There are currently no emergency shelters operating in Durham County.

Durham County Hazard Mitigation Plan

As the costs of disasters continue to rise, governments and ordinary citizens must find ways to reduce hazard risks to our communities and ourselves. Efforts made to reduce hazard risks…

Local Emergency Planning Committees(LEPC)

What is the LEPC? The LEPC is a group of concerned individuals from different local agencies and businesses within Durham County who ensure that our community has the emergency planning…

Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as…

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