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Emergency Command Operations to Demobilize at 1 p.m. Due to Downturn of Hurricane Florence

City and County Resume Normal Business Hours Tomorrow

Post Date:09/16/2018

DURHAM, N.C. – With the passing of Hurricane Florence, the Durham City-County Emergency Operations Center will close at 1 p.m. today. This includes all Durham County shelters, the Joint Information Center, and the 919-560-HELP phone line.


For up to date emergency information and more, sign up for AlertDurham by visiting Durham residents and visitors may call (919) 560-4600 for non-emergency assistance following the recent weather event. Durham City and County governments will resume normal business hours tomorrow, Monday, September 17, 2018.


Individuals and families needing assistance in surrounding counties should call their local emergency operations center directly by visiting or calling:

  • Johnston County JIC: (919) 984-5400
  • Wake County JIC: (919) 996-3070
  • Wayne County Help Line: (919) 705-6599
  • Alamance County Help Line/Shelter Information: (919) 290-0362
  • Orange County Help Line: (919) 245-6111



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