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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 »

Well water safety, mosquito control, safety tips & more from New Hanover County

Posted September 9, 2019 at 5:34 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services is providing tips and tools to help residents and businesses clean up and stay safe after Hurricane Dorian. … Read More »

New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center Stands Down

Posted September 7, 2019 at 3:07 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, Joint Information Center, and Emergency Public Information Center, will be de-activated as of 7 am September 7th. EmergencyNHC.com … Read More »

Hurricane Dorian recovery updates for New Hanover County

Posted September 6, 2019 at 6:34 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Read below for important Hurricane Dorian recovery updates. COUNTY OFFICES AND ATTRACTIONSNew Hanover County is beginning to modify emergency operations in preparation to return to … Read More »

Important Updates from New Hanover County

Posted September 6, 2019 at 11:09 am     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Hurricane Dorian passed by the coast of New Hanover County in the early morning hours Friday, and the County is now working on recovery efforts. … Read More »

Additional New Hanover County Shelter to Open Today at 6:30 p.m. 

Posted September 4, 2019 at 5:17 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Eaton Elementary School, located at 6701 Gordon Rd. in Wilmington, will open at 6:30 p.m. today for residents who are seeking shelter. Eaton is not … Read More »

New Hanover County officials declare a State of Emergency

Posted September 3, 2019 at 4:57 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County effective today, September 3 at 5 p.m. in advance of Hurricane Dorian. “Hurricane Dorian … Read More »

Officials issue evacuation orders & open shelters in advance of Hurricane Dorian

Posted September 3, 2019 at 12:13 pm     Category: Emergency News

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In advance of Hurricane Dorian, a mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents and visitors of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Figure … Read More »

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