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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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Monroe/Union Economic Development Advisory Board

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Frank Aikmus

Commissioner Representative

December 2016

at large

Ray Black

BOCC Voting Member


at large

Scott Byrum

BOCC Voting Member

3/7/2016 - 12/31/2019

at large

Daniel Barry

BOCC Voting Member

3/7/2016 - 12/31/2019

at large

Tony Helms

BOCC Voting Member

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

John Hendley

BOCC Voting Member

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

Michael Lutes

BOCC Voting Member

11/14/2014- 12/31/2017

at large

Samuel Starnes, Jr.

BOCC Voting Member

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

Gary Summerfield

BOCC Voting Member

3/7/2016 - 12/31/2019

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.



Number of Positions


Meeting Information

2nd Tuesday of the month @ 7:30 am at the City Hall in 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

About the Monroe/Union Economic Development Advisory Board

The 24-member Economic Development Advisory Board shall advise both County and City concerning economic development policies, incentives, recruitment and retention practices. The Advisory Board shall be composed as follows:

  • Eight voting members appointed by City
  • Eight voting members appointed by County
  • Eight non-voting ex officio members composed of the City Manager, Monroe Mayor, Monroe City Council Representative, the County Manager, County Board of Commissioners Representative, President of South Piedmont Community College, President of the Union County Chamber of Commerce, and Superintendent of Union County Public Schools. Voting members shall serve for terms of three years.

The Monroe City Council Representative and County Board of Commissioners representative, as ex officio nonvoting members, shall serve for such terms as determined by the City Council and Board of Commissioners, respectively. All terms shall begin on January 1 and expire on December 31 of the last year of the member's term, provided that each member shall serve until his or her successor is appointed. A member can serve no more than two consecutive three-year terms.