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Lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase with expanded testing available

Posted May 12, 2020 at 4:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County are increasing, as was expected with the implementation of expanded, community-wide testing that began April 29. As … Read More »

Most New Hanover County facilities resume regular hours of operation Monday, May 11

Posted May 7, 2020 at 4:46 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of Governor Cooper’s modified Stay At Home Order and phased reopening plan, New Hanover County will open most facilities for regular business hours starting Monday, May 11. This includes the county’s Government … Read More »

New Hanover County continues community COVID-19 testing, additional resources available

Posted May 5, 2020 at 4:47 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s expanded community-wide testing for COVID-19 began last week, and the county was able to perform 191 diagnostic tests free-of-charge to help residents … Read More »

New Hanover County tests more than 180 people for COVID-19 in first week

Posted May 1, 2020 at 5:05 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County expanded diagnostic testing to all residents this week, and as of 4 p.m. on Friday, 186 people have been tested. Of those … Read More »

County-wide COVID-19 testing began today, residents remain under Stay At Home Order

Posted April 29, 2020 at 3:46 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County began its expanded diagnostic testing for COVID-19, with more than 100 residents scheduled to be tested today at the drive-through testing site. … Read More »

New Hanover County lifts local restrictions, remains under Governor’s Stay At Home Order

Posted April 27, 2020 at 4:32 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman announced that she will not extend the county’s local restrictions put in place in response … Read More »

Screening begins Monday for expanded COVID-19 testing in New Hanover County

Posted April 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health will expand COVID-19 testing in the county beginning this week, providing an opportunity for symptomatic residents to be pre-screened by … Read More »

State-wide Stay At Home Order extended through May 8, County will announce local order updates next week

Posted April 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Thursday, Governor Roy Cooper extended the state-wide Stay At Home Order for North Carolina and outlined a three-phase approach to opening the state, based … Read More »

COVID-19 Update: Food and Nutrition Services Expand for Eligible Households, Businesses Follow Social Distancing Measures

Posted April 22, 2020 at 5:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Changes to federal Food and Nutrition Services programs are increasing benefits for eligible households and helping families purchase food while maintaining physical distancing measures during … Read More »

Public Health Announces Two Deaths Related to COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted April 21, 2020 at 4:37 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

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

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