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Safety measures, vaccine boosters encouraged as COVID continues to impact community

Posted January 27, 2022 at 4:13 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With more than 6,500 documented new cases of COVID-19 in the community over the last 14 days and 27 deaths from COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County this month, Health and Human Services is emphasizing the importance … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS data review subcommittee to meet on January 28

Posted January 25, 2022 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s data review subcommittee will meet at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022 to discuss … Read More »

Federal government providing free at-home COVID-19 test kits 

Posted January 20, 2022 at 10:45 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Households can now receive four at-home COVID-19 tests for free through the Postal Service by simply filling out an online form.   Tests can be requested by visiting www.CovidTests.gov and submitting … Read More »

Face coverings remain optional, safety measures strongly encouraged by HHS Board

Posted January 18, 2022 at 12:08 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Face coverings will remain optional in New Hanover County, after the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board reviewed and discussed COVID-19 metrics at … Read More »

Boosters, layered protections remain crucial as COVID numbers rise

Posted January 13, 2022 at 3:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics measuring the spread of COVID-19 in New Hanover County continue to remain high, officials from New Hanover County Health and Human Services encourage … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 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 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »

Health and Human Services to offer COVID vaccine booster to anyone 12 and older  

Posted January 6, 2022 at 3:31 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved and recommended booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Data Review Subcommittee to meet January 7

Posted January 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s data review subcommittee will meet at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health and Human Services honored for work in children’s mental health

Posted December 28, 2021 at 3:51 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services has received a 2021 NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Child Health Recognition Award in the Local Health Department category for … Read More »

COVID-19 metrics increase, prompting Health and Human Services Board to discuss face coverings  

Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Locally, COVID-19 cases are increasing, and at today’s meeting, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted to discuss and revisit the face coverings health … Read More »

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