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Deborah Craig-Ray
200 East Main Street
2nd Floor, Old Courthouse
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0000
FAX: 919-560-0020
Hours: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM


ATTENTION! Durham County Government is closing most offices to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020. To read the detailed release about the closing, visit our news section at or click here

DCo COVID-19 Response

Durham County Government is committed to protecting the public, as well as, its employees while responding to the rapidly changing outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  To view our organizational response to this infectious disease while maintaining services, supports and safety in Durham County, visit our DCo COVID-19 webpage.

County Fitness Facilities Now Closed


DCo Malware Response

On Friday, March 6, 2020, Durham County Government and the City of Durham experienced a cyber malware attack. Stay up-to-date on our recovery process and services come back online on our Service and Programs Affected by Malware Attack and COVID-19 webpage


Department Function

The Public Information/Governmental Affairs Office serves as the communications link between County government, other governmental entities and the public. Additional responsibilities include: developing the legislative package, monitoring the General Assembly, maintaining a positive relationship with local legislators, working with the local news media, preparing and distributing brochures, booklets and newsletters, coordinating videotaping of County Commissioner meetings, hosting a weekly TV show, answering citizens' complaints and promoting an effective public relations policy among County government employees.