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Ten additional deaths from COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County, community vaccination efforts continue

Posted January 22, 2021 at 4:42 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials were informed of ten additional deaths of residents from COVID-19 this week, bringing the total number of county residents who … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health’s vaccination appointments full for Jan. 21 and 22

Posted January 19, 2021 at 11:29 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – All appointments for this week’s COVID-19 vaccinations through New Hanover County Public Health are now full, based on the supply of vaccine Public Health has on … Read More »

Vaccination appointments now open for adults 65 and older & healthcare workers

Posted January 19, 2021 at 8:59 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Update: In less than two and a half hours, New Hanover County’s call center booked 1,410 appointments for residents who are 65 and older and healthcare workers to receive their … Read More »

New Hanover County surpasses 100 deaths from COVID-19, reports 867 new cases in just a week  

Posted January 15, 2021 at 3:38 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County reached an unfortunate milestone this week, surpassing 100 deaths from COVID-19 in our community. “One death is too many, but we now have 102 people who have died from … Read More »

New Hanover County continues focus of vaccinating adults 75 and older this week, will update local plan in line with the state

Posted January 14, 2021 at 1:43 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today that it has updated the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan to incorporate all health care workers … Read More »

New Hanover County opens more vaccination appointments for adults 75 and older

Posted January 13, 2021 at 11:07 am     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Update: In less than three hours, New Hanover County’s call center booked 955 appointments for residents who are 75 and older to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. … Read More »

New Hanover County vaccinates thousands of individuals 75 and older, reports 6 additional deaths 

Posted January 8, 2021 at 3:45 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health began vaccinating individuals 75 and older on Thursday, January 7, as the county transitioned into Phase 1b, Group 1 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout … Read More »

New Hanover County Vaccination Appointments Currently Full 

Posted January 6, 2021 at 3:57 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Since announcing on January 5 that New Hanover County Public Health would transition into the next phase – Phase 1b, Group 1 – of the state’s vaccination rollout plan, … Read More »

New Hanover County to begin COVID-19 vaccination of adults 75 and older Jan. 7

Posted January 5, 2021 at 3:47 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

Update: New Hanover County opened vaccination time slots to those eligible in phase 1b, group 1 beginning on January 7. At this time, ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE CURRENTLY FULL. NEW HANOVER … Read More »

New Hanover County sees continued COVID-19 surge, reports 14 additional deaths, and continues with Phase 1a of vaccine distribution

Posted December 30, 2020 at 1:10 pm     Category: Emergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is seeing a continued holiday surge of daily COVID-19 cases, with 1,158 new cases reported over the last two weeks. … Read More »

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