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First presumptive positive COVID-19 case identified in New Hanover County

Posted March 18, 2020 at 4:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified the first and only presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in New Hanover County. The … Read More »

New Hanover County shares enhanced guidance to reduce risk, update on COVID-19 planning

Posted March 17, 2020 at 5:36 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –County officials continue to implement enhanced guidance to reduce the risk and are continuing to prepare for the potential impact of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. … Read More »

New Hanover County closes Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum, limits gatherings at all facilities to 10 people

Posted March 17, 2020 at 1:06 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Wednesday, March 18, New Hanover County will close its Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum to the public until further notice. The county’s parks … Read More »

New Hanover County to Open Public Health Coronavirus Call Center on Tuesday

Posted March 16, 2020 at 6:47 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will open a Public Health Coronavirus Call Center on Tuesday, March 17 at 9 a.m. Residents with questions about the novel coronavirus … Read More »

New Hanover County & ILM Officials Issue Statement About Recent Traveler

Posted March 14, 2020 at 2:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Below is a statement from New Hanover County and ILM Airport Officials: “New Hanover County Public Health and ILM Airport received notification from Brunswick County Public Health regarding a Brunswick … Read More »

New Hanover County encourages community to prepare, but don’t panic

Posted March 13, 2020 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – New Hanover County has provided community information, consistent with State and CDC guidance, to enhance proactive and prevention measures for COVID-19. A document with that local … Read More »

Residents being tested for COVID-19. No confirmed cases yet, but community guidance enhanced

Posted March 13, 2020 at 1:17 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has been made aware of several residents being tested for COVID-19. Public Health will be monitoring each person identified as … Read More »

New Hanover County encourages residents to follow the state’s mitigation recommendations

Posted March 12, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials announced additional mitigation measures statewide to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Those recommendations are below, and … Read More »

New Hanover County Recommends Social Distancing for Those At-Risk, Implements Event Guidance in Preparation of COVID-19

Posted March 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are recommending those at risk of serious illness from the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, to begin practicing social distancing, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health Officials Offer Advice for Residents to Prevent and Prepare for COVID-19

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work … Read More »

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