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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


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.

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Planning Board

Member Name Position Title Term expiration District Qualifications

Christopher Duggan

Regular Member


at large

County Resident

Don Fisher



at large

County Resident

Patrick Harrison

Alternate Member


at large

County Resident

Clint Laster

Regular Member


at large

County Resident

Russell Wing

Vice Chairman


at large

County Resident

Everette Medlin

Regular Member


at large

County Resident

Robert Traficanti, Jr.

Regular Member


at large

County Resident

Charles Griffin



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.


NCGS 153A-321

Development Ordinance Article 85 Section 85.020

Number of Positions


Meeting Information

1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Board of Commissioners Board Room, 1st Floor, Union County Government Center, 500 N Main Street, Monroe, NC

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Contact Information

Pam Rivers
Phone: 704-283-3565

500 N. Main St., Suite 70
Monroe, NC 28112

About the Planning Board

POWERS AND DUTIES: The Planning Board may: (1) Make studies and recommend to the Board plans, goals, and objectives relating to the growth, development and redevelopment of the county. (2) Develop and recommend to the Board policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means for carrying out plans in a coordinated and efficient manner. (3) Make recommendations to the Board concerning proposed zoning map changes. (4) Perform any other duties assigned by the Board. Members: Seven Regular Members appointed at large and Two Alternate Members. All members, whether regular or alternate members, must reside within the county, and no more than two members shall reside within the same municipality.

COMPOSITION: A.) Number of members: seven (7) plus two (2) alternates. B.) Term: three (3) years (Initial Board to serve staggered terms) C.) Requirements of who appoints: Union County Board of Commissioners