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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 »

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 »

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 »

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