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:
For additional information please visit the NC Communicable Disease website.
The program responsibilities include:
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 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:
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:
In addition to vaccines, Blood Titer testing is available for the following:
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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THIS INFORMATION RELATES TO TAX FORECLOSURES ONLY. ANY PENDING FORECLOSURES FOR TAXES WILL BE LISTED BELOW. FOR ALL OTHER FORECLOSURE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE UNION COUNTY CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE.
The Union County Tax Administrator, at the direction of the Union County Commissioners, is aggressively pursuing the collection of delinquent real and personal property taxes. One of the collection tools used by the Tax Administrator is the employment of a private attorney to commence formal foreclosure proceedings under North Carolina General Statutes 105-374 against real property on which there are delinquent unpaid property taxes. Below you will find a list of delinquent properties on which the Tax Administrator is pursuing foreclosure. If you have interest in any of these properties please email our office immediately at email@example.com. Upon receiving your email we will contact you with the necessary next steps.
Below is a listing of our active foreclosure lawsuits. These are properties on which foreclosure proceedings have already been initiated and are being scheduled for a sale. The sale date and time will be posted below when we are notified by our legal counsel. For a description of the property please click on the parcel number below and a copy of the property record card can be downloaded.
Property Tax Foreclosure Sale Date: November 1, 2017
Location: Union County Judicial Center (lobby area)
Time: 11:00 am
Parcel Information/Projected Sale Date
All Union County foreclosure sales are made subject to all outstanding City and County taxes and all local improvement assessments against the properties offered for sale that are not included in the judgment of each entitled cause herewith. A minimum deposit of five percent (5%) or $750.00 of the successful bid will be required the day of the sale.