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Results from water samples collected at VA Health Care Center continue to show elevated levels of copper

Posted August 4, 2015 at 4:45 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the New Hanover County Health Department advised that results from water samples collected at the Wilmington VA Health Care Center last week continue to show … Read More »

Hot Weather and Vehicles can be a Deadly Combination for Kids

Posted June 24, 2015 at 3:59 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

Heatstroke deaths are preventable with a few important tips NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — In light of recent heat stroke related deaths, Safe Kids Cape Fear is working to increase … Read More »

Community Health & Safety Expo coming to the Schwartz Center June 27

Posted June 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFinanceFire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s largest community health and safety event of the year will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 … Read More »

Study Shows Number One Killer of Teens is Motor Vehicle Crashes

Posted June 12, 2015 at 11:42 am     Category: HealthNews Release

In half of fatalities, teens were not wearing seat belts; new study explores why NEW HANOVER, BRUNSWICK, AND PENDER COUNTY, NC – More teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from … Read More »

New Research Reveals Parents Unaware of Hazards in the Home

Posted June 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

Safe Kids Worldwide Study Shows Families Can Do More to Protect their Children NEW HANOVER, BRUNSWICK, AND PENDER COUNTY, NC – Every day, six children die from an injury in … Read More »

Announcing the 2015 New Hanover County Health Survey!

Posted June 5, 2015 at 9:29 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health leaders are asking local residents to improve the health of our community by participating in the 2015 New Hanover County Health … Read More »

Health officials offer mosquito tips

Posted April 20, 2015 at 11:25 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Early May is when mosquitoes become most active, especially after April showers. It’s time to look around your yard because mosquito control starts at home. Limiting … Read More »

New Hanover County installs permanent drop boxes for medication disposal

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce two new permanent drop boxes that give residents safe new options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. This … Read More »

NC Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Smoke free Restaurants and Bars

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:05 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – January 2, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the North Carolina Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law. Since 2010, people throughout North Carolina have enjoyed restaurants and … Read More »

Public Health Clinic Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Posted November 26, 2014 at 8:58 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the New Hanover County Health Department’s Public Health Clinic at 2023 South 17th Street. The Open House … Read More »

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