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COVID-19 boosters authorized for children 5-11, at-home test kits available, local metrics increase 

Posted May 20, 2022 at 9:25 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep young people protected, the FDA and CDC authorized COVID-19 booster doses for children ages 5-11 earlier … Read More »

Pandemic Operations continues focus on community safety as State of Emergency ends

Posted May 6, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At Monday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted to rescind the State of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic that had been … Read More »

Pandemic Operations Team continues to monitor COVID-19 indicators

Posted April 22, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As part of ongoing efforts to protect the community, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Pandemic Operations team is monitoring recent trends in … Read More »

Pandemic Operations Team adds epidemiologist to monitor viral data and trends

Posted April 8, 2022 at 11:10 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Team is welcoming a new member to enhance its response to COVID-19 and other viral diseases. Kansas native Ian … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet April 6

Posted April 1, 2022 at 3:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 9 a.m. for the purpose … Read More »

Second booster doses now available at Pandemic Operations Center for ages 50 and up 

Posted March 31, 2022 at 4:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents ages 50 and older and certain immunocompromised individuals are now eligible to receive a second COVID-19 booster shot following recent approval from … Read More »

COVID vaccines, boosters still available at Pandemic Operations Center

Posted March 25, 2022 at 9:04 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

 NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics related to COVID-19 tracking in New Hanover County remain low, officials continue to encourage members of the community who are not yet vaccinated … Read More »

On the two-year anniversary of first NHC COVID case, a letter to our community

Posted March 18, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

Dear neighbors, We have come a long way since March 11, 2020 when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. All of our lives have been forever changed, … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet March 15

Posted March 11, 2022 at 5:16 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, … Read More »

Walk-ins welcome for COVID vaccines and testing; CDC community level rated low

Posted March 11, 2022 at 8:58 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To provide flexibility to residents who need a free COVID-19 vaccine, booster or rapid test, the New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center is now encouraging … Read More »

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