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New Hanover County, NHRMC Finalize Purchase of Health Department Property

Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:32 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and New Hanover County have executed an agreement for NHRMC to purchase the county’s Health Department property located at … Read More »

Public Health Remains a Priority

Posted July 21, 2017 at 4:32 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) made a statement this week that, at the current GenX levels in the county’s water supply, … Read More »

GenX Health Risk Clarification from State Regulators

Posted July 17, 2017 at 6:27 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On a conference call with state regulators this morning, local public health officials raised several questions regarding the health risks of GenX that were not … Read More »

Press conference on the state’s GenX data and health assessment

Posted July 17, 2017 at 9:53 am     Category: County CommissionersHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will host a press conference today, Monday, July 17, at 2:45 p.m. at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse (24 North Third Street) … Read More »

Statement from New Hanover County Health Director on State’s GenX Data

Posted July 14, 2017 at 5:02 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This afternoon, New Hanover County received DEQ’s results from their GenX water sampling as well as the revised health assessment from DHHS. Below is a … Read More »

Statement from Phillip Tarte, New Hanover County Health Director

Posted July 12, 2017 at 4:48 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

A statement from New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte regarding recently-released water sampling data is below: While we eagerly await a health assessment based on the water sampling done by the … Read More »

Backyard mosquito larvicide kits available beginning July 5

Posted June 30, 2017 at 11:25 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to help protect residents from the threat of mosquito-borne diseases, New Hanover County Vector Control will be distributing mosquito larviciding kits (ZKits) … Read More »

Statement from Health Department Director on Region’s Cancer Data

Posted June 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released information today, after examining data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, that cancer rates in New … Read More »

New Hanover County highlights Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted June 26, 2017 at 3:17 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The week of June 25-July 1, 2017 has been declared “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). Mosquito education and … Read More »

Statement from New Hanover County Health Director on GenX

Posted June 21, 2017 at 12:27 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte, “New Hanover County public health officials are pleased with yesterday’s announcement by Chemours that the company … Read More »

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