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New Hanover County installs permanent drop boxes for medication disposal

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce two new permanent drop boxes that give residents safe new options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. This … Read More »

NC Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Smoke free Restaurants and Bars

Posted December 29, 2014 at 4:05 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – January 2, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the North Carolina Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law. Since 2010, people throughout North Carolina have enjoyed restaurants and … Read More »

Public Health Clinic Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Posted November 26, 2014 at 8:58 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The public is invited to celebrate the opening of the New Hanover County Health Department’s Public Health Clinic at 2023 South 17th Street. The Open House … Read More »

Health officials to continue KI distribution next week in Kure Beach

Posted November 14, 2014 at 1:45 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will continue their local distribution of free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live … Read More »

New Hanover residents near Brunswick Nuclear Plant to receive KI tablets

Posted November 3, 2014 at 10:57 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County public health officials will provide free potassium iodide, or KI, tablets to New Hanover County residents who live within the 10-mile Emergency … Read More »

New Hanover County, coordinating efforts to keep you safe, healthy and well

Posted October 21, 2014 at 9:14 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help you find accurate and timely resources and prevention information for infectious diseases as monitored by your local Health Department, New Hanover County has … Read More »

Several Cases of Rabies in Northeast New Hanover County

Posted October 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm     Category: HealthNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit along with the New Hanover County Health Department have identified and investigated five cases of animals with … Read More »

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

Posted October 6, 2014 at 3:52 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear, Watch For Me NC, Active Routes to School, Wilmington Police, NHC Sheriff’s, Carolina Beach Police, Pilots Club, and Cape Fear Cyclists … Read More »

New Hanover County flu clinics to begin Sept. 30

Posted September 24, 2014 at 10:07 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department will begin offering flu shots Tuesday, Sept. 30. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday … Read More »

Health department to offer Sisters Saving Sisters empowerment program

Posted September 22, 2014 at 10:04 am     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – “Sisters Saving Sisters” is a five week, evidence based program designed to empower young women to change their behavior in ways that will reduce their … Read More »

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