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As the holidays approach, Public Health offers safety reminders

Posted November 18, 2021 at 3:59 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With Thanksgiving set for next week and other holiday-related celebrations just around the corner, New Hanover County Health and Human Services is encouraging informed choices and continued safety measures to … Read More »

Face Covering Requirement in New Hanover County Lifted

Posted November 12, 2021 at 11:06 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting today, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board voted to lift the health rule that requires face coverings in all … Read More »

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines now available for children over age 5 at Public Health sites 

Posted November 4, 2021 at 4:23 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Following approval from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the FDA, New Hanover County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now administering Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11.   “We … Read More »

New Hanover County revamps COVID dashboard, offers booster shots to anyone eligible

Posted October 28, 2021 at 3:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to provide real-time data related to local, state and national COVID-19 and vaccination metrics, New Hanover County Health and Human Services has … Read More »

COVID metrics move in positive direction, Health and Human Services Board to meet on face coverings

Posted October 21, 2021 at 10:20 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – COVID-19 related metrics for New Hanover County have continued to trend in a positive direction, including the percent positivity rate that has fallen below 5 … Read More »

Ongoing COVID vaccines, seasonal flu shots offered by New Hanover County Public Health 

Posted October 14, 2021 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As local COVID-19 metrics keep trending in a positive direction, New Hanover County Public Health officials continue to encourage residents to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the seasonal flu as well.   “When it comes to COVID-19, we are certainly … Read More »

Public Health urges vaccination as COVID-19 metrics improve, expands booster shot clinic

Posted October 7, 2021 at 4:48 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials continue to urge residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as countywide metrics show signs of improvement following spikes in … Read More »

Public Health reports 62 deaths in September, death rate trends younger in unvaccinated population

Posted September 30, 2021 at 1:34 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of four deaths of residents over the past week, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health to begin administering COVID-19 booster doses for eligible individuals

Posted September 28, 2021 at 3:50 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health will begin offering booster vaccine shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals by appointment only starting Wednesday, September 29. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for … Read More »

County COVID-19 metrics show positive trends, emphasize need to continue protective measures

Posted September 23, 2021 at 4:22 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s COVID-19 percent positivity rate and hospitalizations have decreased slightly over the past few weeks, showing early indicators that the severity of COVID-19 … Read More »

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