April #AskDCo Live Chat Recap

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 guest experts for the April 23 chat. They each answered questions about emergency planning and response. Live chats are a way to connect with residents and share information in new ways. The April edition garnered attention from local media and attracted questions from a variety of individuals. If you missed it, read a Storify summary of the Live Chat here. Follow @DurhamCounty on Twitter or Durham County Government on Facebook. Both outlets will announce the next #AskDCo live chat soon. Meanwhile, see a list of various Durham County social media accounts here.

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