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New Hanover County reports record-high 37 COVID-19 deaths in the past week

Posted September 16, 2021 at 4:39 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died … Read More »

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus found in local mosquito

Posted September 13, 2021 at 2:57 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

*This press release has been updated to reflect the correct location of the positive EEE pool. The state informed New Hanover County on September 16 that the CDC lab made … Read More »

Eight additional COVID-19 deaths reported, officials urge vaccination & face coverings

Posted September 9, 2021 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported eight deaths from COVID-19 in the first week of September, bringing the total number of county residents who … Read More »

New Hanover County reports 25 COVID-19 deaths in August, urges safe activities over holiday weekend

Posted September 2, 2021 at 4:11 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –New Hanover County Public Health officials were notified of 25 resident deaths from COVID-19 in the month of August, the highest number of deaths from the virus reported in a single month since January 2021. There were 2,544 new … Read More »

Public Health Rule now in place requiring face coverings inside all public places

Posted August 31, 2021 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Following a public hearing today, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted unanimously to implement a health rule that mandates face … Read More »

New Hanover County opens crisis intervention line, makes statement in response to today’s school shooting

Posted August 30, 2021 at 4:13 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

New Hanover County has set up a crisis intervention line in response to the shooting at New Hanover High School that occurred today. The phone line, available in English and … Read More »

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine gets FDA approval, cases and hospitalizations continue surge

Posted August 26, 2021 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday, August 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first COVID-19 vaccine, giving the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine full approval for individuals … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to hold public hearing on proposed health rule August 31 

Posted August 25, 2021 at 4:17 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 8 a.m. to discuss and … Read More »

New Hanover County vaccine clinics to offer third doses for immunocompromised, indoor mask mandate goes into effect Friday

Posted August 19, 2021 at 3:28 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Thursday, August 19, New Hanover County Public Health vaccine clinics will offer third doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised individuals, following recent … Read More »

Public Notice: Indoor mask mandate goes into effect Friday, August 20 at 5 p.m. for all New Hanover County 

Posted August 17, 2021 at 11:59 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted unanimously today to move forward with a proposed health rule to mandate face coverings … Read More »

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