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New Hanover County to Consolidate Public Health and Social Services Agencies

Posted March 19, 2019 at 10:38 am     Category: County CommissionersHealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to consolidate the county’s Public Health and Social Services departments into one human services … Read More »

Results are in: New Hanover County effectively filtering landfill leachate

Posted March 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In February of this year, New Hanover County proactively volunteered to be the first landfill to participate in North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) … Read More »

New Hanover County Produces Sixth Opioid Epidemic PSA

Posted February 15, 2019 at 11:41 am     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Communications and Outreach Department has produced a sixth public service announcement (PSA) aimed at raising awareness of the local opioid epidemic and its … Read More »

New Hanover County collaborates with DEQ to sample landfill leachate

Posted January 30, 2019 at 10:14 am     Category: Environmental ManagementHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has proactively volunteered to be the first landfill to participate in North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) new landfill leachate sampling protocol. Landfill leachate … Read More »

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 »

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