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New Hanover officials: “We can’t afford a July Fourth bump in COVID-19 infections”

Posted July 2, 2020 at 4:16 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Health officials are urging residents to follow safety measures of wearing a face covering when out in public, maintaining six feet of distance from others … Read More »

Health officials announce two more deaths from COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted July 1, 2020 at 6:25 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of two additional deaths from COVID-19 in New Hanover County, bringing the total number of deaths of New Hanover … Read More »

COVID-19 positives in New Hanover County surpass 1,000

Posted June 30, 2020 at 5:12 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is reporting 1,018 total positive cases of COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. today, June 30. This is a cumulative number … Read More »

New Hanover County announces face covering policy on county property, local COVID-19 case counts continue to rise

Posted June 26, 2020 at 3:01 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In line with Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 147, New Hanover County has implemented a face coverings policy for county employees and the public that begins today, … Read More »

Highest daily case count of COVID-19, cluster identified in child care facility in New Hanover County

Posted June 19, 2020 at 4:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported an additional 53 cases of COVID-19 today, the highest daily case count to date, bringing the total number of cases in … Read More »

COVID-19 cases continue to climb; New Hanover County health officials encourage safe practices to slow the spread

Posted June 11, 2020 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in New Hanover County, surpassing 300 cases this week. Public Health is closely monitoring county-wide metrics – including the … Read More »

Curfew on gatherings lifted in unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted June 8, 2020 at 12:26 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has lifted the curfew for the unincorporated areas of the county effective today, June 8. The … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in congregate living facility

Posted June 5, 2020 at 6:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a local congregate living facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ … Read More »

28 new cases of COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County over the last two days bringing case count to 243

Posted June 4, 2020 at 5:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials confirmed 28 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last two days, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 243. Additionally, … Read More »

New Hanover County issues curfew that restricts gatherings beginning at 9 p.m.

Posted June 2, 2020 at 3:52 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOther

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman has implemented a curfew for the unincorporated areas of the county until further notice. The curfew … Read More »

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