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Update: Fiber outage impacting county buildings has been repaired

Posted November 20, 2018 at 9:50 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSenior Resource CenterSocial Services

UPDATE – November 21 at 5:15 p.m. The fiber network has been repaired to the county’s Senior Resource Center, Public Health and Social Services buildings. The phone lines, internet and computer … Read More »

State reports death in New Hanover County related to West Nile virus

Posted October 30, 2018 at 3:40 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has confirmed that a New Hanover County resident who recently died tested positive for West Nile virus. The … Read More »

Mosquito season is here, so let’s “Fight the Bite” together

Posted June 25, 2018 at 3:04 pm     Category: Environmental HealthHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Mosquito season runs from May through November in New Hanover County and this week, June 24-30, is the American Mosquito Control Association’s (AMCA) “National Mosquito Control … Read More »

New Hanover County to break ground on Public Health and Social Services Building

Posted May 17, 2018 at 1:51 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will break ground on a new Public Health and Social Services building on Wednesday, May 23 at 11 a.m. at 1650 Greenfield … Read More »

New Hanover County launches webpage highlighting opioid resources

Posted May 15, 2018 at 2:40 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Public Health Department has launched a webpage to give residents a new resource to navigate the opioid epidemic. The webpage, Health.NHCgov.com/opioids, features … Read More »

New Hanover County Highlights Public Health Week

Posted April 5, 2018 at 11:40 am     Category: HealthNews Release

 NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health Week is April 2-8, and New Hanover County’s Health Department wants to remind the community about the importance of a healthy community. Through … Read More »

New Hanover County Produces Fifth Opioid Epidemic PSA

Posted February 15, 2018 at 3:24 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced the fifth of six public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid … Read More »

Help fight the flu in New Hanover County

Posted January 25, 2018 at 5:03 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is reminding the community to take precautions to protect against the spread of flu and other viruses. Residents are encouraged … Read More »

West Nile Virus found in local mosquito

Posted September 27, 2017 at 4:47 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Recent testing of the local mosquito pools confirmed one positive sample of West Nile Virus (WNV) in New Hanover County. The public should not be … Read More »

New Hanover County Health Department Highlights Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted September 21, 2017 at 10:44 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  The New Hanover County Health Department is highlighting Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs September 17-23, by reminding parents and caregivers to tether their child’s … Read More »

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