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Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet September 20

Posted September 15, 2022 at 11:42 am     Category: News 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 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The … Read More »

Gap Rental Assistance program to continue under updated guidelines

Posted September 12, 2022 at 1:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help lower income families in the community meet rental housing needs, New Hanover County will continue to offer the Workforce Housing Gap Rental Assistance … Read More »

Eligibility for the Monkeypox vaccine, Jynneos, expands

Posted September 7, 2022 at 11:01 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Increased supply of the monkeypox vaccine (Jynneos) has allowed the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) to expand eligibility for the vaccine. … Read More »

Commissioners approve Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Strategy

Posted September 6, 2022 at 4:35 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – During Tuesday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the county’s first Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Strategic Plan. This strategic plan … Read More »

Updated Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters available at Pandemic Operations Center

Posted September 6, 2022 at 12:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The updated Pfizer and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 booster shots are now available at the New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center. This booster is specifically designed … Read More »

West Nile Virus found in local mosquitoes

Posted September 1, 2022 at 4:34 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Recent testing of mosquitoes trapped by New Hanover County Public Health’s mosquito control team confirmed some were positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The public … Read More »

Current versions of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 boosters paused for those 12 and over, updated boosters available soon

Posted August 31, 2022 at 4:35 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance, the administration of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster shots to individuals who are 12 years or older at the … Read More »

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available for ages 12 and up; CDC Community Level back at Low

Posted August 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center is now offering the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine to those 12 and older.   This week, the Food and Drug Administration … Read More »

First Case of Monkeypox Identified in New Hanover County

Posted August 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the county. The patient is currently isolating and individuals who may have … Read More »

CDC updates COVID-19 guidelines on safeguards, isolation

Posted August 19, 2022 at 1:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Last week, the CDC announced new guidelines to help the public navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These new guidelines apply to everyone, regardless of vaccination status, … Read More »

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