Don't forget to include contact information and specifics about how you can help.
Check the Help Needed posts to see if anyone in your area has posted.
NC Department of Agriculture Emergency Hotline
To receive important information from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture Veterinary Division in regards to Hurricane Florence subscribe to the newsletter by sending an email to the Veterinary Division's general email account, Joe.Web@ncagr.gov.
For emergencies, please call the North Carolina Department of Agriculture emergency hotline at (866) 645-9403.
Hurricane Florence is expected to stall causing significant flooding issues in the Carolinas. It is possible we will have long term impacts from this storm in many areas of the state
Please stay tuned to your local forecasts and use these links for important storm information.
Health Certificates Waived for Hurricane Evacuation Animals
Several states including North Carolina have waived some interstate movement requirements for animals being evacuated from hurricane-affected states. These states are temporarily suspending ICVI (health certificate)requirements for the interstate movement of animals and coggins tests for horses. Click on the link for each state for exceptions and details of hurricane evacuated animals entering that state.
Mass Animal Mortality Management Plan and Landfill Options The Mass Animal Mortality Management Plan for catastrophic natural disasters was developed by the state before Hurricane Matthew. NCDA & CS has reviewed and recommended the plan for mass animal mortality. Click on the links below for guidance on composting mass animal mortality.