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New Hanover County Public Health Safety Alert 

Posted November 24, 2020 at 10:42 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat in our community and throughout the state and country. Residents should do all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones.   We … Read More »

Open Letter to the Community from Public Health

Posted November 20, 2020 at 9:44 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

Dear neighbors,  It has been eight months since we reported our first confirmed case of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and for eight months we, as a community, have been … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners pass ordinance limiting vaping and smoking in public

Posted November 16, 2020 at 4:34 pm     Category: News ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in New Hanover … Read More »

Three more deaths reported in New Hanover County; local health officials urge COVID-19 testing before gatherings, travel

Posted November 13, 2020 at 12:03 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were informed of three deaths this week of county residents from COVID-19. The individuals reported to have died from COVID-19 … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet November 17

Posted November 10, 2020 at 11:12 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 8 a.m., will be … Read More »

Four more COVID-19 deaths reported in New Hanover County, health officials urge alternative holiday celebrations and testing before planned gatherings

Posted November 6, 2020 at 4:10 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials were informed of four deaths this week of county residents from COVID-19. Public Health officials urge residents to limit activities … Read More »

New Hanover County COVID-19 Update: Three reported deaths this week, open community testing continues

Posted October 30, 2020 at 3:32 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of three deaths of county residents from COVID-19 this week, and – as of this morning – … Read More »

New Hanover County COVID-19 Update: No reported deaths this week, Phase 3 remains in place, Flu Thru this Saturday, open testing to start next week

Posted October 23, 2020 at 2:43 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were not notified of any deaths of New Hanover County residents from COVID-19 this week, and – as of this morning … Read More »

New Hanover County COVID-19 update: Two more deaths reported, state announces highest one-day record of new COVID-19 cases

Posted October 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified this week of two deaths of New Hanover County residents from COVID-19, and – as of this … Read More »

New Hanover County “Flu Thru” will provide 500 free flu vaccines on October 24

Posted October 13, 2020 at 10:38 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in collaboration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and Cape Fear Community College (CFCC), will offer a free drive-through flu vaccination … Read More »

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