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New Hanover County to hold hurricane exercise Wednesday

Posted June 3, 2015 at 6:34 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County government will mark the start of the 2015 hurricane season by hosting a countywide preparedness exercise today at the county’s emergency operations center. … Read More »

Smith achieves Executive Emergency Manager certification

Posted April 1, 2015 at 1:21 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Teresa Smith was recently recognized by North Carolina Emergency Management and joins an elite group of emergency professionals. Smith was recently approved by the North … Read More »

Registration open for Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT)

Posted January 30, 2015 at 12:25 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents are invited to register for upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training which begins Monday, Feb. 12, 2015.  Remaining classes will be held on … Read More »

New Hanover County implements Text-to-911

Posted December 22, 2014 at 1:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning today, 911 telecommunicators in New Hanover County can now receive text messages from customers of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. “Sending a text to … Read More »

Health officials to continue KI distribution next week in Kure Beach

Posted November 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will continue their local distribution of free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live … Read More »

New Hanover residents near Brunswick Nuclear Plant to receive KI tablets

Posted November 3, 2014 at 10:57 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will provide free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency … Read More »

New Hanover County to hold hurricane exercise Tuesday

Posted June 2, 2014 at 5:05 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County government will mark the start of the 2014 hurricane season by hosting a countywide preparedness exercise on Tuesday, June 3. Various emergency … Read More »

National Hurricane Preparedness Week: Be Prepared!

Posted May 23, 2014 at 12:46 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Emergency Management is joining its federal, state and local partners to commemorate Hurricane Preparedness Week by sharing critical information about the 2014 … Read More »

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