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Hurricane preparedness starts now as season approaches

Posted May 3, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – May 1-7 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and with the start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season less than a month away, it is important … Read More »

First conference of Local Emergency Planning Committee highlights preparedness 

Posted February 16, 2022 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – More than two dozen government agencies from New Hanover and Pender counties, other local municipalities, and private business partners from across the region came together at the Wilmington … Read More »

Residents should prepare for ice storm, New Hanover County facilities to close Friday and Saturday 

Posted January 20, 2022 at 1:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County and impacts of freezing rain and ice are expected to begin in our area … 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 »

CERT Training prepares residents to help themselves & others in a disaster, virtual and in-person options available

Posted September 24, 2021 at 2:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents are encouraged to register for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, which begins Tuesday, October 5, and is being offered both in-person … Read More »

New Hanover County officials monitoring fuel shortage; Residents urged to avoid panic purchasing

Posted May 11, 2021 at 2:32 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are monitoring the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and fuel supply in the area and are working to ensure county … Read More »

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9-15; County officials encourage residents to be ReadyNHC

Posted May 10, 2021 at 2:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9 through 15 and New Hanover County officials are encouraging residents to be ReadyNHC and continue to consider COVID-19 when preparing … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health plans to continue prioritizing adults 65+ for the time being

Posted March 2, 2021 at 3:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the Governor announced the state would move to Group 3 of the vaccination plan beginning Wednesday, March 3, but counties have the flexibility to … Read More »

Ten additional deaths from COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County, community vaccination efforts continue

Posted January 22, 2021 at 4:42 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were informed of ten additional deaths of residents from COVID-19 this week, bringing the total number of county residents who … Read More »

New Hanover County COVID-19 Update: No reported deaths this week, Phase 3 remains in place, Flu Thru this Saturday, open testing to start next week

Posted October 23, 2020 at 2:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were not notified of any deaths of New Hanover County residents from COVID-19 this week, and – as of this morning … Read More »

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