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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 »

New Hanover County encourages residents to be ReadyNHC, consider COVID-19 in hurricane planning

Posted June 2, 2020 at 11:34 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane season began June 1, and New Hanover County officials are encouraging residents to be ReadyNHC and consider COVID-19 when preparing for impacts of storms … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health announces fifth death from COVID-19, urges residents to take precautions as case count rises

Posted May 29, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County saw its highest daily increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 this week, from 171 on Wednesday to 188 on Thursday. The fifth death in New Hanover County from … Read More »

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

Posted May 29, 2020 at 11:00 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

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

New Hanover County Approves of Phase 2 Outdoor Seating Guidance for ABC Permit Holders in Unincorporated New Hanover County

Posted May 27, 2020 at 5:11 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On May 24, 2020, the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission issued guidelines to temporarily allow on-premises ABC permit holders to include additional outdoor … Read More »

Public Health announces 4th death related to COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted May 22, 2020 at 4:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

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

More county services reopen starting Tuesday

Posted May 22, 2020 at 1:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of Governor Cooper’s Safer at Home Phase 2 of reopening, New Hanover County will reopen more services, including curbside library services and park … Read More »

New Hanover County continues expanded COVID-19 testing, shares Memorial Day safety reminders

Posted May 20, 2020 at 3:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will continue to offer expanded, community-wide COVID-19 diagnostic testing to residents in the weeks to come, based on the community’s need. The drive-through testing location, which has been in downtown … Read More »

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