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Ice Storm Warning

An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

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Several Cases of Rabies in Northeast New Hanover County

Posted October 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit along with the New Hanover County Health Department have identified and investigated five cases of animals with … Read More »

Local Students Promote Safe Walking to School on International Walk to School Day

Posted October 6, 2014 at 3:52 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear, Watch For Me NC, Active Routes to School, Wilmington Police, NHC Sheriff’s, Carolina Beach Police, Pilots Club, and Cape Fear Cyclists … Read More »

New Hanover County flu clinics to begin Sept. 30

Posted September 24, 2014 at 10:07 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department will begin offering flu shots Tuesday, Sept. 30. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday … Read More »

Health department to offer Sisters Saving Sisters empowerment program

Posted September 22, 2014 at 10:04 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – “Sisters Saving Sisters” is a five week, evidence based program designed to empower young women to change their behavior in ways that will reduce their … Read More »

Free car seat inspections during Child Passenger Safety Week

Posted August 27, 2014 at 8:33 am     Category: Fire RescueNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Safe Kids Cape Fear urges parents and caregivers of New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick counties to make sure their car seats and booster seats are … Read More »

Health department offers free prostate cancer screenings

Posted August 25, 2014 at 9:20 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department (NHCHD) will offer a free prostate cancer screening on Saturday, September 20 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the … Read More »

New Hanover health officials confirm two cases of Eastern equine encephalitis

Posted August 1, 2014 at 12:04 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health Department encourages people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and the risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).  Recent testing in the local … Read More »

Health officials warn of mosquito control

Posted July 9, 2014 at 1:40 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County received more than 3.5 inches of rain from Hurricane Arthur, creating many areas where mosquitoes can potentially breed. It’s time to look around … Read More »

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