NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines and health officials urge residents who have not been vaccinated to do so to prevent the spread of variants of the COVID-19 virus.
COVID-19 Data in New Hanover County:
As of June 23, there have been 19,754 total cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, including 19 new cases over the last week.
Of the total number of cases, 19,471 have recovered and 103 cases are presumed to still be active. Sadly, 177 people have died from the virus.
In New Hanover County, approximately 118,305 residents (about 50 percent) have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and approximately 111,985 residents (about 48 percent) are fully vaccinated and protected from COVID-19.
In the state’s County Alert System, New Hanover County remains in the Light Yellow tier, signifying moderate community spread of COVID-19. The county’s current metrics in the system update are as follows:
14-day case rate per 100,000 people: 57.60
14-day percent positivity: 2.6 percent
Hospital impact: Slight
NHC Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher (900 Loggerhead Rd, Kure Beach)
Sunday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free same-day admission to the aquarium for vaccine recipients
Health and Human Services Health Clinic (1650 Greenfield Street)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Independence Mall (3500 Oleander Drive)
Tuesday and Thursday, from noon to 7 p.m.
COVID-19 Vaccine Summer Cash Card
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cash Cards (prepaid Mastercard), to offset the cost of transportation and time to get a vaccine. To view a list of locations where vaccine recipients can receive a $25 Summer Cash Card, visit NCDHHS.gov.