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Boosters, layered protections remain crucial as COVID numbers rise

Posted January 13, 2022 at 3:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics measuring the spread of COVID-19 in New Hanover County continue to remain high, officials from New Hanover County Health and Human Services encourage … Read More »


Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »


Upcoming TreeFest event being postponed, new date TBD

Posted January 10, 2022 at 11:58 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Out of an abundance of caution for community safety, the planning committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 TreeFest event scheduled for … Read More »


Lane closures on Hwy 421 will create detours to recycling center, landfill from Jan. 10-14 

Posted January 7, 2022 at 11:22 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – From January 10-14, closures of the northbound and southbound lanes of US Highway 421 will create a detour for residents who normally access New Hanover County Recycling or Household Hazardous … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted January 7, 2022 at 9:20 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: New Hanover … Read More »


Health and Human Services to offer COVID vaccine booster to anyone 12 and older  

Posted January 6, 2022 at 3:31 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved and recommended booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children … Read More »


24th annual TreeFest to be held January 14-15 at Independence Mall

Posted January 5, 2022 at 2:51 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

UPDATE: The 24th annual TreeFest has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced. For more details, click here.  NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The 24th annual TreeFest will be … Read More »


Public Notice: HHS Data Review Subcommittee to meet January 7

Posted January 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s data review subcommittee will meet at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022, … Read More »


Lunch and Learn sessions offer guidance on safety, emergency preparedness

Posted December 30, 2021 at 12:33 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Community members interested in learning ways they can prepare to stay safe in the face of potential disasters have an opportunity to do so through … Read More »


Health and Human Services offering free COVID testing on Dec. 30, encourages safe start to the New Year

Posted December 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – As COVID-19 related metrics in New Hanover County continue to rise, officials with the county’s Health and Human Services will offer free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing on … Read More »


New Hanover County Health and Human Services honored for work in children’s mental health

Posted December 28, 2021 at 3:51 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services has received a 2021 NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Child Health Recognition Award in the Local Health Department category for … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to meet Jan. 5, shares future meeting dates

Posted December 28, 2021 at 1:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting at 8 a.m. on … Read More »


New Hanover County recognizes 64 employees for stellar service

Posted December 22, 2021 at 9:33 am     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County recently recognized 64 employees with the county’s highest award, the “Five-Star Award.” To attain this honor, these employees have received stellar awards … Read More »


Arboretum to remain open on Christmas, New Years Day

Posted December 21, 2021 at 3:34 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Community members looking for an outdoor respite during the holidays have a beautiful setting to take advantage of at no cost. The New Hanover County … Read More »


COVID-19 metrics increase, prompting Health and Human Services Board to discuss face coverings  

Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Locally, COVID-19 cases are increasing, and at today’s meeting, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted to discuss and revisit the face coverings health … Read More »


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