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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 ReleaseParks 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 »

State of Emergency Effective at 6:00 PM

Posted October 2, 2015 at 12:11 pm     Category: Cape Fear MuseumCommunications & OutreachEmergency Management and 911Fire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A State of Emergency has been declared for New Hanover County and all municipalities effective today, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. in advance of torrential … Read More »

Local Students to Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted September 30, 2015 at 4:50 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- Safe Kids Cape Fear and Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) are joining together with local law enforcement and local schools on October 7, 2015 in recognition … Read More »

Wilmington VA Health Care Center Water Sample Results

Posted August 21, 2015 at 4:19 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department and Cape Fear Public Utility Authority advise that results from water samples collected at the Wilmington VA Health Center … Read More »

Results from water samples collected at VA Health Care Center continue to show elevated levels of copper

Posted August 4, 2015 at 4:45 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the New Hanover County Health Department advised that results from water samples collected at the Wilmington VA Health Care Center last week continue to show … Read More »

Hot Weather and Vehicles can be a Deadly Combination for Kids

Posted June 24, 2015 at 3:59 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

Heatstroke deaths are preventable with a few important tips NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC — In light of recent heat stroke related deaths, Safe Kids Cape Fear is working to increase … Read More »

Community Health & Safety Expo coming to the Schwartz Center June 27

Posted June 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFinanceFire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s largest community health and safety event of the year will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 … Read More »

Study Shows Number One Killer of Teens is Motor Vehicle Crashes

Posted June 12, 2015 at 11:42 am     Category: HealthNews Release

In half of fatalities, teens were not wearing seat belts; new study explores why NEW HANOVER, BRUNSWICK, AND PENDER COUNTY, NC – More teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from … Read More »

New Research Reveals Parents Unaware of Hazards in the Home

Posted June 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

Safe Kids Worldwide Study Shows Families Can Do More to Protect their Children NEW HANOVER, BRUNSWICK, AND PENDER COUNTY, NC – Every day, six children die from an injury in … Read More »

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