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Pandemic Operations Team offers tips for safer holiday weekend celebrations

Posted July 1, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As summer gets into full swing, many in the community are preparing for Independence Day celebrations over the coming weekend. New Hanover County’s Pandemic Operations … Read More »

New Hanover County Medicaid Health Plan and Resource Fair on June 29

Posted June 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ (HHS) is hosting a Medicaid Health Fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. The event will take place … Read More »

Breeding ground awareness crucial as mosquito season begins

Posted June 21, 2022 at 4:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Warm summer temperatures and standing water are indicators that mosquito season is officially underway in New Hanover County. As National Mosquito Awareness Week (June 19-25) … Read More »

County’s CDC Community Level still low, vaccines for kids 6 months and older expected soon

Posted June 17, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – COVID-19 case rates continue to be elevated in the area, but New Hanover County saw a slight improvement in a key metric used by the … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet June 21

Posted June 16, 2022 at 1:53 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSocial 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, June 21, 2022.  … Read More »

EPA announces updated health advisories for PFAS compounds 

Posted June 15, 2022 at 3:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new drinking water health advisories for PFAS chemicals, including GenX. The updated health advisories levels are based on … Read More »

Resident input needed for community health needs assessment

Posted June 14, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC- New Hanover County Health and Human Services, in collaboration with Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center, is asking residents to provide feedback aimed at improving community … Read More »

Pandemic Operations Team monitoring COVID-19, other infectious disease info

Posted June 3, 2022 at 10:15 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – While the number of COVID-19 cases in New Hanover County has steadily increased in recent weeks, the CDC’s community level for our area remains low, … Read More »

Applications open for New Hanover County’s Older Adult Dental Program

Posted June 2, 2022 at 9:00 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Starting in July, New Hanover County residents ages 55 or older without dental insurance and who meet certain requirements will have the opportunity to receive … Read More »

COVID-19 boosters authorized for children 5-11, at-home test kits available, local metrics increase 

Posted May 20, 2022 at 9:25 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep young people protected, the FDA and CDC authorized COVID-19 booster doses for children ages 5-11 earlier … Read More »

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