During the recent snow and ice storms, the Durham County Sheriff's Office used social media to publicize its services to check in on elderly residents. Here is a Facebook post from Feb. 18:
We're expecting highs in the teens on Thursday and Durham won't see temperatures above freezing until Saturday, so we're concerned about our vulnerable neighbors. The Sheriff's Office would like to check on elderly citizens, but we need to hear from you! Please contact our Communications
The next #AskDCo Social Media Live Chat will take place Wednesday, April 23 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature employees from Public Health and EMS discussing emergency response and preparedness, which aligns with the National County Government Month theme of “Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare. Respond. Thrive.”
Follow the chat with the hashtag #AskDCo or by following the Durham County Facebook and Twitter accounts. Please also help us spread the word through social
You may use Facebook and Twitter to connect with friends and family and sort through news and other content, but did you know social media also is a source for information about Durham County?
Durham County held its second #AskDCo Live Chat on April 23. By using the hashtag #AskDCo, residents are able to ask questions of County officials on a set topic.
Pat Gentry, preparedness coordinator for the Department of Public Health, and Skip Kirkwood, EMS director, served as gue