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Boosters, layered protections remain crucial as COVID numbers rise

Posted January 13, 2022 at 3:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics measuring the spread of COVID-19 in New Hanover County continue to remain high, officials from New Hanover County Health and Human Services encourage … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews 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 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »

Health and Human Services to offer COVID vaccine booster to anyone 12 and older  

Posted January 6, 2022 at 3:31 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved and recommended booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Data Review Subcommittee to meet January 7

Posted January 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s data review subcommittee will meet at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022, … Read More »

New Hanover County Health and Human Services honored for work in children’s mental health

Posted December 28, 2021 at 3:51 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services has received a 2021 NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Child Health Recognition Award in the Local Health Department category for … Read More »

COVID-19 metrics increase, prompting Health and Human Services Board to discuss face coverings  

Posted December 21, 2021 at 1:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Locally, COVID-19 cases are increasing, and at today’s meeting, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted to discuss and revisit the face coverings health … Read More »

Health and Human Services offering sensory-friendly COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Dec. 22

Posted December 16, 2021 at 3:58 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services will offer a sensory-friendly COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Independence Mall (3500 Oleander Drive) on Wednesday, December 22 from … Read More »

Pfizer COVID boosters now available at HHS clinics for ages 16 and up

Posted December 10, 2021 at 4:44 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  New Hanover County residents ages 16 and older are now eligible to receive the Pfizer (Comirnaty) COVID-19 booster shot following Thursday’s approval from the Food … Read More »

Safety precautions strongly encouraged as COVID metrics rise

Posted December 9, 2021 at 2:46 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With COVID-19 monitoring data seeing a sizable uptick in recent weeks, officials with New Hanover County Health and Human Services are strongly encouraging area residents … Read More »

Health and Human Services monitoring Omicron variant, continuing to build Pandemic Operations Team 

Posted December 2, 2021 at 3:18 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As information regarding the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to develop thanks to global scientific research, New Hanover County Health and Human Services encourages residents to stay vigilant in the fight against COVID-19, potential variants and the … Read More »

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