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  1. Inaugural Black Maternal Health Conference Collaboration for Public Health

    Public Health spotlighted National Black Maternal Health Week (April 11 – 17) with an event partnership with Care Ring in the 2024 Black Maternal Health Conference.

  2. Celebrating National Public Health Week

    Public Health employees celebrated a weeklong spotlight on their work on April 1 - 7. Each day of the week focused on a different aspect of service related to public health.   

  3. Public Health Director to Lead National Organization

    Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Dr. Raynard Washington is the new chair for Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), a national forum of leaders from 35 of the country’s largest health departments. 

  4. Blueprint for Growth: Construction Conference and Expo

    Mecklenburg County Asset and Facility Management  is hosting an event on Friday, April 26, to inform contractors, architects, designers and engineers about being a construction vendor for the County. 

  5. Pinwheels for the Children: April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte have jointly proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, which recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect.

  6. Delinquent Tax Advertisement to be Published Next Weekend

    Approximately 40,350 Mecklenburg County property owners who have delinquent 2023 real and personal property tax bills will have their names and the principal amount they owe published, as required by state law, in The Charlotte Observer, on Sunday, April 7, 2024. Bills paid after Feb. 29, 2024, may be included in the advertisement. 

  7. In Memoriam: Mecklenburg County Remembers Former County Manager Gerald G. ‘Jerry’ Fox

    A pillar of Mecklenburg County government and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community has died. Former County Manager Gerald G. “Jerry” Fox passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at the age of 91. 

  8. County Conversations: Engaging Residents on Behavioral and Mental Health

    Over two nights in March 2024, Mecklenburg County residents came together to learn more about behavioral and mental health and join the effort to make things better for their neighbors. The sessions were part of Mecklenburg’s “County Conversations” series, giving residents the opportunity to listen, learn, and share about how they feel about mental health issues and how Mecklenburg County can help.

  9. Packing the Days: Summer Experience Fair Showcases Opportunities for Families

    Mecklenburg County Child, Family, and Adult Services is hosting its 11th annual “Summer Experience Fair,” giving families an opportunity to explore options to keep busy this summer. It’s a time for children, teens, and parents to learn more about the summer camp and educational opportunities available this summer as well as seasonal employment. The fair will be held Saturday, April 6, 2024, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (drop-in), at the  Valerie C. Woodard Center on Freedom Drive in Charlotte.

  10. County Announces Good Friday Holiday Closings

    Mecklenburg County offices and services will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024, for the Good Friday holiday.