2013 Progress Report Read about our Strategic Plan initiative progress to date. Download Report
Youth Work Opportunities Partnership between County, City, school district and private sector offers valuable work experiences to area youth.
Whitted School Redevelopment Redevelopment will include space for senior housing and pre-kindergarten education. Play Video
Crisis Intervention First responders learn skills to recognize and address mental health issues. Play Video
CPR Training Initiative continues to train community in life-saving skills of CPR and defibrillator usage. Play Video
Electric Vehicles Durham County is charging ahead with environmental sustainability by adding electric cars to fleet.
Sandy Creek Stream restoration project will improve water quality and provide adjacent green space. Play Video
Habitat Partnership Durham County and City of Durham employees team up to help build home. Picture Gallery
Mystery Shopping Initiative enlists volunteer “customers” to rate services in County offices. Play Video
  • Ask DCo Live Chat on April 23

    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
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  • YouthWork to Host Job Fair

    Do you know any Durham youths, age 16 to 21, looking for employment? If so, please encourage them to attend the Durham YouthWork Internship Program Job Fair to meet potential employers and submit their résumés. The fair is set for Tuesday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holton Career and Resource Center, at 401 N. Driver St. Applicants should wear business casual attire, bring a black pen and résumés, and come prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potentia
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  • Sign Up for Charge Ahead Durham

    Charge Ahead Durham is a fun, new program that makes it easy for you to take actions in your everyday life to help the environment, save money, and improve your overall well-being. We will provide actions and clear guidance on steps you can take to save energy, conserve water, reduce waste, and connect with nature. You report back on what you've done and get entered to win awesome prizes every week. Prizes include gift cards to restaurants, local book stores and farmers market
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  • Celebrate Public Health Month

    Please join the Durham County Department of Public Health in celebrating National Public Health Week, held April 7-13. But why stop with a week? Public Health is recognizing the field with a number of engaging programs and initiatives that will continue throughout April. Here are a couple of highlights:   My Carolina Today: Officials from Public Health will appear on WNCN's lifestyles program on Monday, April 14 to discuss Public Health Month. The show is broadcast at 11:30 a.
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Durham County’s Strategic Plan was approved in February 2012. We're focused on our five goals, which are designed to keep improving Durham County. We're steering the way.
Michael Davis
Strategic Initiative Manager
(919) 560-0000