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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 24, 2020

For Immediate Release 

03/24/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancou...

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Animal Services
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Rowan County Animal Shelter to reduce animal intake, Agriculture Center cancels events

Rowan County Animal Shelter to reduce animal intake

Due to an increase in animal intake and the inability to get animals adopted as quickly as needed, Rowan County Animal Shelter will be taking measures to help reduce non-essential animal intake at this ti...

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Animal Services

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 7, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/07/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Media Release #2 COVID-19 - April 6, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/06/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 6, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/06/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 5, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/05/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 4, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/04/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 3, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/03/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancoun...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 2, 2020

For Immediate Release

04/02/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - April 1, 2020

For Immediate Release

03/31/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 31, 2020

For Immediate Release

03/31/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

NCDHHS Press Release: Families to Receive Enhanced Benefits to Ensure Food Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 30, 2020    

Contact: news@dhhs.nc.gov Phone: 919-855-4840

RALEIGH — To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is tem...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 30, 2020

For Immediate Release

03/30/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.govR...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 29, 2020

For Immediate Release                                           &a...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Media Release #2 COVID-19 - March 27, 2020

For Immediate Release03/27/2020                        Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email:covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 27, 2020

Rowan County has created an interactive map that can be found at the top of our COVID-19 webpage. This interactive map allows users to see our current confirmed cases in Rowan County by zip codes. The confirmed COVID-19 case count on this map reflects pos...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 26, 2020

For Immediate Release

03/26/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

NCDHHS Press Release: People with Mild Symptoms Should Stay Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 26, 2020    

Contact: news@dhhs.nc.gov919-855-4840

RALEIGH — For people who think they might have COVID-19 and have mild symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends they stay...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 25, 2020

For Immediate Release

03/25/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email:covid-19@rowancountync.gov

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 24, 2020

For Immediate Release 

03/24/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancou...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 23, 2020

For Immediate Release              03/23/2020                        Website: www.ro...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 20, 2020

Today at 11 a.m., Rowan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Edds signed a State of Emergency Declaration in response to COVID-19. The declaration helps the county seek federal money related to COVID-19 preparation, response and recovery. ...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Media Release #2 COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Rowan County Department of Parks and Recreation suspend organized baseball and softball at County Parks and closes campground

To help promote social distancing effective immediately all organized baseball and softball play at county parks will be suspended...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Rowan County Health Department announces positive COVID-19 Test

Rowan County Health Department officials were notified late Wednesday evening of the County’s first confirmed coronavirus case.  The Public Health Command Center is working ...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 18, 2020

Rowan County Officials urge citizens to practice social distancing 

As Rowan County Officials continue to implement plans and procedures for mitigation of COVID-19 citizens are urged to continue to practice social distancing.  Yesterday G...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 17, 2020

Rowan County Animal Shelter to reduce animal intake

Due to an increase in animal intake and the inability to get animals adopted as quickly as needed, Rowan County Animal Shelter will be taking measures to help reduce non-essential animal intake at this ti...

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COVID-19 Current Media Releases

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Rowan County Health Department announces positive COVID-19 Test

Rowan County Health Department officials were notified late Wednesday evening of the County’s first confirmed coronavirus case.  The Public Health Command Center is working ...

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COVID-19 Past Media Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 4, 2020

According to North Carolina Division of Public Health, a second North Carolina person, unrelated to the first case, has tested positive for COVID-19. The second case occurred in Chatham County. COVID-19 is not widespread in North Carolina. Rowan County co...

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COVID-19 Past Media Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - February 5, 2020

The Rowan County Health Department is working with local, state, and federal partners to closely monitor the rapidly evolving situation related to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Currently the risk to the general public in North Carolina is low. North Carolin...

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COVID-19 Past Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Parks suspend organized baseball and softball and close campground

Rowan County Department of Parks and Recreation suspend organized baseball and softball at County Parks and closes campground

To help promote social distancing effective immediately all organized baseball and softball play at county parks will be suspended...

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Elections

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

What is Board of Elections Doing for Voters?

The Rowan County Board of Elections has several ways to make voting accessible to residences. Available to voters is Absentee by Mail, One-Stop Early Voting and Election Day. We offer aid to voters with disabilities through are AutoMark marking device, Cu...

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Elections
Posted on: April 3, 2020

We Need You

For the November 2020 General Election the need for pollworkers will be great. Rowan Counties has 41 precincts and each needs a mininum of 7 workers.  Help us spread the word, share our Become a Pollworker Flyer by placing it in your organization...

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Elections
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Got Some Extra Time on Your Hands.

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It seems we all have a little extra time on our hands right now. Take a moment to look up your voter registration. If something needs to be changed like name and address now is a good time, you can download a change form at Rowan BOE or use the New NCDMV ...

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Elections
Posted on: March 30, 2020

State Board of Elections, DMV Partner to Expand Online Voter Registration Service

State Board, DMV Partner to Expand Online Voter Registration Service

Raleigh, N.C. – The State Board of Elections and N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles have launched a service to allow NCDMV customers to apply to register to vote or updat...

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Elections
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Board of Elections Monthly Board Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Rowan County Board of Elections will not be meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Their next monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. in the Board of Elections Board Room.

This the 13th da...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Library Updates

Effective immediately through April 14, 2020, all programs at Rowan Public Library have been canceled. If you have any questions, contact your nearest branch.

Effective immediately through April 14, 2020, non-essential meetings for citizens will not be hel...

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Library

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Library Modifies Operations

Rowan County Department of Parks and Recreation suspend organized baseball and softball at County Parks and closes campground

To help promote social distancing effective immediately all organized baseball and softball play at county parks will be suspended...

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Library - Homepage
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Library Updates

Effective immediately through April 14, 2020, all programs at Rowan Public Library have been canceled. If you have any questions, contact your nearest branch.

Effective immediately through April 14, 2020, non-essential meetings for citizens will not be hel...

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Library - Homepage

News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Rowan County leaders urge residents to participate in Census

Census Day

April 1 is Census Day, and Rowan County leaders are encouraging residents to make sure they participate.

So far, an invitation to respond online to the 2020 Census or fill out a paper questionnaire have been sent to residences along with a remind...

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News & Events

News Flash

Posted on: March 24, 2020

Park Restrooms Closed

For Immediate Release 

03/24/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancou...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Parks suspend organized baseball and softball and close campground

Rowan County Department of Parks and Recreation suspend organized baseball and softball at County Parks and closes campground

To help promote social distancing effective immediately all organized baseball and softball play at county parks will be suspended...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Therapuetic Recreation and Senior Games Event Schedule Changes

For Immediate Release: 

In response to the current situation facing our community, COVID-19, and for the safety and well being of our participants, volunteers, staff, and their families we are postponing and/or canceling several upcoming events wh...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Press Release: Cress Selected to Serve as Assistant County Manager

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Cress selected to serve as Assistant County Manager / Chief Information Officer

Rowan County Chief Information Officer Randy Cress has been promoted to Assistant County Manager / Chief Information Officer. 

Cress has over 18 years of experience in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Press Release: Wendell R. Main II “Chip” Appointed Rowan County Tax Assessor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wendell R. Main II “Chip” Appointed Rowan County Tax Assessor

March 2, 2020

Chip Main has been appointed to serve as the Rowan County Tax Assessor.  Chairman Greg Edds said, “Chip is an experienced...

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Press Releases

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Airport Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting

Due to the extenuating circumstances associated with COVID-19 and Executive Order 121 the Rowan County Airport Advisory Board will not hold a quarterly meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 .  The next AAB meeting is tentatively scheduled for Tuesda...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Sunshine List Courtesy Notification

Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Rowan County Board of Commissioners has been invited to call in for a 9:30 a.m. daily emergency response telephone conference to receive information along with other healthcare community members and elected o...

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Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Effective Immediately: Operational Changes

To better serve you during this time, the Rowan County Register of Deed’s Office is implementing the following changes:

• Thank-A-Vet Discount Card issuance is suspended for  30 days.• Passport Services are suspended fo...

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Additional Info... Register of Deeds

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Parks and Recreation Event Schedule Changes

For Immediate Release: 

In response to the current situation facing our community, COVID-19, and for the safety and well being of our participants, volunteers, staff, and their families we are postponing and/or canceling several upcoming events wh...

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Senior Games & SilverArts

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

NCDHHS Press Release: Families to Receive Enhanced Benefits to Ensure Food Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 30, 2020    

Contact: news@dhhs.nc.gov Phone: 919-855-4840

RALEIGH — To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is tem...

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Social Services
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Media Release COVID-19 - March 24, 2020

For Immediate Release 

03/24/2020                        

Phone: 980-432-1800Website: www.rowancountync.gov/covid-19Email: covid-19@rowancou...

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Social Services
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Media Release COVID-19: March 23, 2020

For Immediate Release              03/23/2020                        Website: www.ro...

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Social Services
Posted on: February 21, 2020

NCDHHS Alerts

If you receive Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) or Medicaid, you can receive text or email alerts from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).  Alerts will provide you with information you need during a disaster, details on how ...

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Social Services

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Therapuetic Recreation and Senior Games Event Schedule Changes

Press release with updates to program changes (PDF)

For Immediate Release: 

In response to the current situation facing our community, COVID-19, and for the safety and well being of our participants, volunteers, staff, and their families we are postponing and/or canceling several upcoming events wh...

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