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Statement from Health Department Director on Region’s Cancer Data

Posted June 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released information today, after examining data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, that cancer rates in New … Read More »

New Hanover County highlights Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted June 26, 2017 at 3:17 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The week of June 25-July 1, 2017 has been declared “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). Mosquito education and … Read More »

Statement from New Hanover County Health Director on GenX

Posted June 21, 2017 at 12:27 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte, “New Hanover County public health officials are pleased with yesterday’s announcement by Chemours that the company … Read More »

NHC Health Department Receives Donation of Naloxone

Posted May 24, 2017 at 9:46 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department recently received a donation of 200 two-dose injectable EVZIO® kits from Kaléo, a Richmond, Virginia-based pharmaceutical company. EVZIO® is … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Board of Health Meeting

Posted May 15, 2017 at 2:12 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m. on May 16, 2017, at the New Hanover County Health Department located at … Read More »

New Hanover County Holds Forum on Health of Our Community

Posted March 23, 2017 at 4:40 pm     Category: County ManagerHealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County Government is holding a health forum on Monday, March 27, 6-8 p.m., called The Health of Our Community: Current Statistics and Future … Read More »

Public Health Notice: Potential Rabid Raccoon

Posted November 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to the New Hanover County Health Department, on November 11, several children were reported to have encountered a wild raccoon in the area of … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Community Health Assessment Identifies Health Priorities

Posted October 25, 2016 at 2:39 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – In 2015, the New Hanover County Health Department conducted a Community Health Assessment to evaluate the health status of New Hanover County. The assessment reveals … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Health Public Hearing Notice

Posted October 17, 2016 at 4:37 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleasePublic Notice

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8 a.m. Where: New Hanover County Department of Public Health, 2029 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 Rule to be Considered: The New Hanover County … Read More »

Flu Clinic Open at New Hanover County Health Department

Posted October 4, 2016 at 10:10 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department began giving flu shots to the general public on Monday, October 3. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. until … Read More »

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