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New Hanover County Updates: Five Additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, Library Service Hours, Governor’s Order & Additional Testing Guidance

Posted March 23, 2020 at 5:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified five additional positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s total … Read More »

New Hanover County Update: Register of Deeds Suspends In-Person Services, Playground Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment Donations, Public Health Nurses Conduct Test Sampling in Community

Posted March 22, 2020 at 6:16 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Below is an update on county services … Read More »

New Hanover County Shares Enhanced Guidance on Public Playground Use to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Posted March 22, 2020 at 3:14 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With the increase in positive cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and because of the higher level and frequency of cleaning recommended for high … Read More »

Three Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Identified in New Hanover County

Posted March 21, 2020 at 2:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified three additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s total … Read More »

New Hanover County declares State of Emergency, limits gatherings to 10, closes public beach access to prevent spread of COVID-19

Posted March 20, 2020 at 5:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, authorized by Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, issued a State of Emergency today, March 20, prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 … Read More »

Public Notice: NHC Board of Commissioners’ March 23 meeting to be held via teleconference

Posted March 19, 2020 at 4:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for March 23, 2020 at 9 a.m. will … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates: Register of Deeds’ online services, county meeting cancelations, call line extended & testing updates

Posted March 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic HealthRegister of Deeds

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Below is an update on several county … Read More »

First presumptive positive COVID-19 case identified in New Hanover County

Posted March 18, 2020 at 4:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified the first and only presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in New Hanover County. The … Read More »

New Hanover County shares enhanced guidance to reduce risk, update on COVID-19 planning

Posted March 17, 2020 at 5:36 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –County officials continue to implement enhanced guidance to reduce the risk and are continuing to prepare for the potential impact of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. … Read More »

New Hanover County closes Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum, limits gatherings at all facilities to 10 people

Posted March 17, 2020 at 1:06 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Wednesday, March 18, New Hanover County will close its Public Libraries and Cape Fear Museum to the public until further notice. The county’s parks … Read More »

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