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New Hanover County announces face covering policy on county property, local COVID-19 case counts continue to rise

Posted June 26, 2020 at 3:01 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In line with Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 147, New Hanover County has implemented a face coverings policy for county employees and the public that begins today, … Read More »

New Hanover County Awards $1.3 million to 130 Local Small Businesses

Posted June 23, 2020 at 1:45 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has awarded 130 local small businesses with $10,000 each through the county’s Small Business Economic Incentive Grant Program. The total investment of … Read More »

Highest daily case count of COVID-19, cluster identified in child care facility in New Hanover County

Posted June 19, 2020 at 4:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported an additional 53 cases of COVID-19 today, the highest daily case count to date, bringing the total number of cases in … Read More »

COVID-19 cases continue to climb; New Hanover County health officials encourage safe practices to slow the spread

Posted June 11, 2020 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in New Hanover County, surpassing 300 cases this week. Public Health is closely monitoring county-wide metrics – including the … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in congregate living facility

Posted June 5, 2020 at 6:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a local congregate living facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ … Read More »

28 new cases of COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County over the last two days bringing case count to 243

Posted June 4, 2020 at 5:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County health officials confirmed 28 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last two days, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 243. Additionally, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet by teleconference, consider repeal of local pool rule on June 16

Posted June 4, 2020 at 1:08 pm     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, June 16, 2020, at 8 a.m., will … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Small Business Grant Applications Open Now Through Friday

Posted June 1, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Small businesses in New Hanover County that have been impacted by COVID-19 can apply now through Friday, June 5 for a $10,000 grant through the … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health announces fifth death from COVID-19, urges residents to take precautions as case count rises

Posted May 29, 2020 at 4:20 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County saw its highest daily increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 this week, from 171 on Wednesday to 188 on Thursday. The fifth death in New Hanover County from … Read More »

New Hanover County Public Health officials identify COVID-19 in residential facility

Posted May 29, 2020 at 11:00 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANVOER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified two lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff in a local congregate care facility. This meets the NC Department of Health and Human Services’ definition … Read More »

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