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Clerk of Courts

Clerk of Superior Court

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


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


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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Centralina Workforce Development Board (WDB)

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications
Suzanne Hearn

Regular Member -

UC Board of Commissioner Appointed

06/19/2017 -06/30/2019 at large Adult Education/Literacy Rep
Jack Sharrett

Regular Member-UC Board of Commissioner Appointed

1/2/2018 - 6/30/2019

at large

Private Industry Representative & County Resident

Mary Walls

Regular Member-UC Board of Commissioner Appointed

7/18/2016 -6/30/2018

at large

Vocational Rehabilitation Representative & County Resident

Peter Xiong Regular Member - UC Board of Commissioner Appointed 06/17/2017- 06/30/2019 at large Registered Apprenticeship Representative

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.



Number of Positions


Meeting Information

Second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

The meeting place is generally a central location in the region (such as the Cabarrus Regional Chamber in Kannapolis or Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Concord). WDB members receive a notice and agenda of the meetings at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting date. The meeting place will be posted on the meeting notice. A quorum (majority of members either present or represented by proxy) is required for voting on issues at the meetings

Contact Information

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

Phone: 704-283-3853

About the Centralina Workforce Development Board (WDB)

Union County has three (3) members on the twenty-three (23) member Workforce Development Board (WDB) nominated by the County Commissioners (based on recommendations from appropriate agencies) and appointed by the Centralina Workforce Development Consortium to serve two-year terms. A majority of members of the Workforce Development Board must be from the private sector. The Chairperson of the Workforce Development Board shall be a Private Sector member. The membership categories are mandated by Federal legislation. While other individuals may be appointed to replace current members whose terms expire, they must be selected from the categories indicated. Retirees are not eligible to serve. The Board establishes workforce investment policies and develops the local comprehensive workforce development plan for the region. The Board initiates planning, negotiation, and integration of various workforce preparedness services at the local level, in addition to coordinating workforce investment activities with economic development strategies. The core functions of the Centralina WDB are policy guidance (strategic planning and establishing local objectives); coordination and negotiation (connecting and brokering activities; coordinating workforce investment activities with economic development strategies; negotiating local performance measures); and program oversight (program planning, labor market information, career center chartering, youth activities oversight, plan review, and evaluation/monitoring).