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New Hanover County, coordinating efforts to keep you safe, healthy and well

Posted October 21, 2014 at 9:14 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help you find accurate and timely resources and prevention information for infectious diseases as monitored by your local Health Department, New Hanover County has … Read More »

Several Cases of Rabies in Northeast New Hanover County

Posted October 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit along with the New Hanover County Health Department have identified and investigated five cases of animals with … Read More »

Local Students Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted October 6, 2014 at 3:52 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear, Watch For Me NC, Active Routes to School, Wilmington Police, NHC Sheriff’s, Carolina Beach Police, Pilots Club, and Cape Fear Cyclists … Read More »

New Hanover County flu clinics to begin Sept. 30

Posted September 24, 2014 at 10:07 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department will begin offering flu shots Tuesday, Sept. 30. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday … Read More »

Health department to offer Sisters Saving Sisters empowerment program

Posted September 22, 2014 at 10:04 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – “Sisters Saving Sisters” is a five week, evidence based program designed to empower young women to change their behavior in ways that will reduce their … Read More »

Free car seat inspections during Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted August 27, 2014 at 8:33 am     Category: Fire ServicesHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear urges parents and caregivers of New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties to make sure their car seats and booster seats are … Read More »

Health department offers free prostate cancer screenings

Posted August 25, 2014 at 9:20 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department (NHCHD) will offer a free prostate cancer screening on Saturday, September 20 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the … Read More »

New Hanover health officials confirm two cases of Eastern equine encephalitis

Posted August 1, 2014 at 12:04 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department encourages people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and the risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).  Recent testing in the local … Read More »

Health officials warn of mosquito control

Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:40 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County received more than 3.5 inches of rain from Hurricane Arthur, creating many areas where mosquitoes can potentially breed. It’s time to look around … Read More »

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