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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Construction Project to Temporarily Affect Some Orange County Government Services

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Beginning Monday, Nov. 7, some Orange County Government Services at the Southern Human Services Center will be temporarily impacted by a facilities construction project that is anticipated to last approximately four months. The departments affected are Health, Housing and Social Services.

HEALTH: The Orange County Health Department medical clinic at Southern Human Services Center located at 2501 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill will be closed. All in-person medical, laboratory and communicable disease appointments will temporarily take place at the Orange County Health Department medical clinic in the Whitted Human Services Building at 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. 

The Chapel Hill COVID-19 testing and vaccine clinic, however, will remain open at Southern Human Service Center during the first phase of the construction project. The Mobile Dental Clinic, which is located in the parking lot of Southern Human Services, will continue to see patients throughout the construction. 

Health Contact Information:

HOUSING: During construction, the Orange County Housing Department office will remain open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Housing Helpline services are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 4 pm, no appointment needed. The housing department offers assistance with rent, utilities, evictions, longtime homeowners tax assistance, and referral to community resources. 

Housing Contact Information:

SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS): During construction, the Orange County Department of Social Services office will remain open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

DSS Contact Information:

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