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National Heatstroke Prevention Day is July 31

Posted July 29, 2016 at 10:07 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC — Every ten days across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot car, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. It only takes a few … Read More »

New Hanover County highlights Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted June 28, 2016 at 10:53 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has declared the week of June 26 – July 1, 2016 as “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week.” Mosquito education … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Health Selects New Public Health Director

Posted June 13, 2016 at 10:44 am     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County welcomes Phillip Tarte, MPH to the position of Health Director. Mr. Tarte served a nine-year term as Public Health Director for Union … Read More »

Greenfield Lake Algal Bloom Advisory

Posted June 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – Regional NC Division of Water Resources staff investigated and reported a dense mass of blue green algae having the potential to cause illness in humans and … Read More »

Top Health Issues Identified, Public Input Requested

Posted February 9, 2016 at 8:28 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to better evaluate the health needs of the community and determine methods to meet those needs, the Community Health Assessment Team completed its … Read More »

Algal Bloom Advisory

Posted November 24, 2015 at 3:40 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

(New Hanover County)  Regional NC Department of Environmental Quality staff investigated and reported a dense mass of blue green algae having the potential to cause illness in humans and dogs. … Read More »

Update on Wilmington VA Health Care Center – from New Hanover County, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and Congressman David Rouzer

Posted November 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachHealthNews Release

 New Hanover County – New Hanover County, Cape Fear Public Utility Authority and Congressman David Rouzer convened a meeting on Thursday, November 12 on the status of the Wilmington VA … Read More »

Board of Health Meeting

Posted November 2, 2015 at 8:23 am     Category: HealthNews ReleasePublic Notice

(New Hanover County)– The New Hanover County Board of Health meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 4 has been moved to Monday, November 9.  The location of the meeting has … Read More »

New Hanover County Residents Urged to Take Steps to Reduce Mosquitoes Following Record Rainfall

Posted October 7, 2015 at 1:36 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Due to the extreme rainfall this past week, New Hanover County received as much as 14 inches of rain creating many areas where mosquitoes can potentially … Read More »

Remain indoors and monitor storm

Posted October 4, 2015 at 4:43 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911HealthLibraryNews ReleaseOtherParks and Gardens

(New Hanover County)–New Hanover County Emergency officials encourage residents to take heed of the warnings from the National Weather Service. (NWS) to remain indoors, and to protect themselves and their … Read More »

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