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Hurricane Isaias debris collection halfway complete, last day to bring debris to landfill for free is Monday, Sept. 7

Posted September 2, 2020 at 11:23 am     Category: Building SafetyEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsEnvironmental ManagementNews ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has collected more than 104,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias since August 10, and is expected to complete debris … Read More »

New Hanover County Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias

Posted August 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

Modified operating hours and closures for the county, Emergency Public Information Hotline and upcoming State of Emergency   NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is currently under a Hurricane … Read More »

New Hanover County Monitors Tropical Storm Isaias

Posted August 1, 2020 at 6:03 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Isaias, with impacts expected to begin Monday evening into Tuesday morning for our area. … Read More »

New Hanover County COVID-19 data shows more outbreaks, announces eighth resident death

Posted July 10, 2020 at 5:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials will begin providing a weekly report compiling data* from across local and state sources to better share the picture of … Read More »

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 »

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