Hurricane Preparedness

This week is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. All of North Carolina is susceptible to impacts from hurricanes and severe weather. The most active months are August, September, and October. However,…

Alerts

Durham County is currently experiencing fuel shortages due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown. Residents are asked to purchase fuel only if needed and not to panic buy due to the…

COVID-19

Vaccines are available! No appointment or ID required. Durham County Public Health continues to offer vaccines to everyone eligible at the Health and Human Services building and throughout the community.…

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…