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New Hanover County Senior Resource Center suspending activities due to the COVID-19 virus

Posted March 15, 2020 at 2:26 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County announced Friday that the Senior Resource Center’s recreation activities, programs and classes, including the Castle Hayne satellite site, will be suspended beginning … Read More »

New Hanover County & ILM Officials Issue Statement About Recent Traveler

Posted March 14, 2020 at 2:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Below is a statement from New Hanover County and ILM Airport Officials: “New Hanover County Public Health and ILM Airport received notification from Brunswick County Public Health regarding a Brunswick … Read More »

Residents being tested for COVID-19. No confirmed cases yet, but community guidance enhanced

Posted March 13, 2020 at 1:17 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has been made aware of several residents being tested for COVID-19. Public Health will be monitoring each person identified as … Read More »

New Hanover County encourages residents to follow the state’s mitigation recommendations

Posted March 12, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials announced additional mitigation measures statewide to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Those recommendations are below, and … Read More »

New Hanover County Recommends Social Distancing for Those At-Risk, Implements Event Guidance in Preparation of COVID-19

Posted March 10, 2020 at 4:40 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County officials are recommending those at risk of serious illness from the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, to begin practicing social distancing, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health Officials Offer Advice for Residents to Prevent and Prepare for COVID-19

Posted March 6, 2020 at 5:29 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work … Read More »

No confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in New Hanover County, but preparation underway

Posted February 27, 2020 at 11:37 am     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last two months with state and local partners, and is taking proactive steps … Read More »

Public Health and Social Services operating from one building beginning Monday

Posted February 14, 2020 at 1:52 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The county’s Public Health Department will begin operating out of the new Health and Human Services building, located at 1650 Greenfield Street, on Monday, February … Read More »

Public Notice: January 21, 2020 Health and Human Services Board Meeting Canceled

Posted January 14, 2020 at 3:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board, scheduled for Tuesday, January 21 at 8 … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Health & Human Services Board to consider rule prohibiting e-cigarettes, asks for public comment

Posted December 3, 2019 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will consider the adoption of a rule that would prohibit the … Read More »

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