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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 »

New Hanover County Response to NC DEQ

Posted August 31, 2017 at 2:35 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Commissioners, County Manager Chris Coudriet, and Public Health Director Phillip Tarte have released the following statement in response to today’s North Carolina … Read More »

New Hanover County, NHRMC Finalize Purchase of Health Department Property

Posted August 10, 2017 at 3:32 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and New Hanover County have executed an agreement for NHRMC to purchase the county’s Health Department property located at … Read More »

Public Health Remains a Priority

Posted July 21, 2017 at 4:32 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) made a statement this week that, at the current GenX levels in the county’s water supply, … Read More »

GenX Health Risk Clarification from State Regulators

Posted July 17, 2017 at 6:27 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On a conference call with state regulators this morning, local public health officials raised several questions regarding the health risks of GenX that were not … Read More »

Press conference on the state’s GenX data and health assessment

Posted July 17, 2017 at 9:53 am     Category: County CommissionersHealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will host a press conference today, Monday, July 17, at 2:45 p.m. at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse (24 North Third Street) … Read More »

Statement from New Hanover County Health Director on State’s GenX Data

Posted July 14, 2017 at 5:02 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This afternoon, New Hanover County received DEQ’s results from their GenX water sampling as well as the revised health assessment from DHHS. Below is a … Read More »

Statement from Phillip Tarte, New Hanover County Health Director

Posted July 12, 2017 at 4:48 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

A statement from New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte regarding recently-released water sampling data is below: While we eagerly await a health assessment based on the water sampling done by the … Read More »

Backyard mosquito larvicide kits available beginning July 5

Posted June 30, 2017 at 11:25 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to help protect residents from the threat of mosquito-borne diseases, New Hanover County Vector Control will be distributing mosquito larviciding kits (ZKits) … Read More »

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