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  1. Public Health’s First Mobile Health Unit Hits the Road

    Providing services to more residents across Mecklenburg County takes on new meaning as Public Health's first mobile health unit has arrived and is ready to take to the road. The mobile van will be used for vaccination, testing, and education events year-round.

  2. Help with HOMES Program Application: In-Person Guidance to Apply and Get Decision the Same-Day

    In this last month of the application season, the County is offering in-person application help.

  3. Everybody Counts Charlotte: Volunteers & Donations Needed for 'Point in Time' Count

    November is National Homeless Awareness Month and preparations are underway for the 2024 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count. On Jan. 25, 2024, volunteers will span out across Charlotte-Mecklenburg streets, shelters, and encampments to identify individuals who are living without homes. Mecklenburg County is now seeking volunteers to help ensure everybody counts. 

  4. Stick to It: Recycling Right

    Mecklenburg County Solid Waste and Recycling is offering free stickers that residents can apply to their recycling carts as a reminder of what is accepted for curbside recycling pickup: plastic bottles and jugs with necks, cardboard, paper, metal cans, cartons and juice boxes, and glass jars and bottles.

  5. New Families, New Beginnings: Mecklenburg County to Celebrate National Adoption Day

    The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed November as National Adoption Awareness Month. On Saturday, Nov. 18, Mecklenburg County and N.C. Courts will celebrate National Adoption Day with recently adopted children and their families. Thirty-four youth who have received decrees between October 2022 and October 2023 will be recognized.

  6. Crisis Intervention Team Honored Exceptional Service and Celebrated Award Winners

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) recognized the outstanding work of first responders with people experiencing a mental health crisis.

  7. ​County Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Closings

    Most Mecklenburg County offices and services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24.

  8. Nominations Open for 2024 Crowns of Enterprise Awards

    Nominations are open for the 2024 Crowns of Enterprise Awards, sponsored by Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte.

  9. Serving Those Who Served: Mecklenburg County Salutes Its 52,000+ Veterans

    As the nation honors our American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Mecklenburg County recognizes and salutes our community’s many veterans for their service and sacrifice through the decades. Veterans Services can help vets and their families 



  10. County Will Fund $6 Million to Area Agencies for Opioid Addiction Treatment Work

    Nearly 100 community partners, leaders and students attended this year’s Opioid Settlement Fund Update meeting on Nov. 7.