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New Hanover County Holds Forum on Health of Our Community

Posted March 23, 2017 at 4:40 pm     Category: County ManagerHealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Government is holding a health forum on Monday, March 27, 6-8 p.m., called The Health of Our Community: Current Statistics and Future … Read More »

Public Health Notice: Potential Rabid Raccoon

Posted November 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to the New Hanover County Health Department, on November 11, several children were reported to have encountered a wild raccoon in the area of … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Community Health Assessment Identifies Health Priorities

Posted October 25, 2016 at 2:39 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – In 2015, the New Hanover County Health Department conducted a Community Health Assessment to evaluate the health status of New Hanover County. The assessment reveals … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Health Public Hearing Notice

Posted October 17, 2016 at 4:37 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleasePublic Notice

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8 a.m. Where: New Hanover County Department of Public Health, 2029 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Rule to be Considered: The New Hanover County … Read More »

Flu Clinic Open at New Hanover County Health Department

Posted October 4, 2016 at 10:10 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department began giving flu shots to the general public on Monday, October 3. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. until … Read More »

National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31

Posted July 29, 2016 at 10:07 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC — Every ten days across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot car, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. It only takes a few … Read More »

New Hanover County highlights Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted June 28, 2016 at 10:53 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has declared the week of June 26 – July 1, 2016 as “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.” Mosquito education … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Health Selects New Public Health Director

Posted June 13, 2016 at 10:44 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County welcomes Phillip Tarte, MPH to the position of Health Director. Mr. Tarte served a nine-year term as Public Health Director for Union … Read More »

Greenfield Lake Algal Bloom Advisory

Posted June 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – Regional NC Division of Water Resources staff investigated and reported a dense mass of blue green algae having the potential to cause illness in humans and … Read More »

Top Health Issues Identified, Public Input Requested

Posted February 9, 2016 at 8:28 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to better evaluate the health needs of the community and determine methods to meet those needs, the Community Health Assessment Team completed its … Read More »

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