Social Media

We want to hear from our residents and visitors, and encourage participation through comments and feedback on our social media channels.

City of Durham social media sites are subject to applicable North Carolina Public Records Law and can be disclosed to third parties.

Participation and Posting Guidelines


The City of Durham has user guidelines and respectfully request that site visitors adhere to them as this is a limited public forum. The City of Durham reserves the right to delete all comments that are not in compliance with the following guidelines:

  • No comments will be allowed that use inappropriate or offensive language.
  • No comments will be allowed that discriminate or are derogatory based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. 
  • Any profile that harasses another user profile, or is in violation of the comment guidelines, will be removed from the site. 
  • Any profile that appears to violate any terms of the hosting site will be reported to site administrators. 
  • Any comments that appear to be spam or advertising solicitation will be removed from the site.

Department Social Media

In addition to the official City of Durham social channels which provide an overview of news, events, and updates across the organization, many departments maintain social channels related to their work and services.

Name Facebook Twitter Blogs / Instagram / Other
City of Durham Official Channels
Organization-wide news, events, and updates.

      Flickr
City of Durham Spanish Channels
City of Durham updates translated to Spanish.
   
Go Durham
Check the schedule, find your route. Website
 
Durham Emergency Communications Center
The primary public safety answering point for the City and County. Website
   
Durham Fire Department
Get alerts and fire prevention and education information. Website
   
Human Resources Department
Responsible for developing, interpreting, and administering personnel program and policies as well as recruitment. Website
   
Durham Parks & Recreation
Get the latest on programming and park, facility closings and delays. Website
DPR Play More Blog      
Durham Police Department
Get alerts and crime prevention and education information. Website
Next Door
Finance / Purchasing
Learn about new bid opportunities with the City of Durham. Website
   
Office on Youth
Learn about programming at the Durham Teen Center. Website
   
Stormwater Services
The latest in news and stormwater educational resources. Website
 
Transportation
Learn about Move Safe Durham. Website
   
Water Management
Water conservation tips and facility information. Website