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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine gets FDA approval, cases and hospitalizations continue surge

Posted August 26, 2021 at 4:02 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday, August 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first COVID-19 vaccine, giving the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine full approval for individuals … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to hold public hearing on proposed health rule August 31 

Posted August 25, 2021 at 4:17 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 8 a.m. to discuss and … Read More »

New Hanover County vaccine clinics to offer third doses for immunocompromised, indoor mask mandate goes into effect Friday

Posted August 19, 2021 at 3:28 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning Thursday, August 19, New Hanover County Public Health vaccine clinics will offer third doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised individuals, following recent … Read More »

Public Notice: Indoor mask mandate goes into effect Friday, August 20 at 5 p.m. for all New Hanover County 

Posted August 17, 2021 at 11:59 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health and Human Services (HHS) Board voted unanimously today to move forward with a proposed health rule to mandate face coverings … Read More »

Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to meet by teleconference August 17

Posted August 16, 2021 at 9:53 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at 8 a.m., will … Read More »

More than 1,000 active COVID-19 cases in New Hanover County, slight increase in vaccination rates 

Posted August 12, 2021 at 3:35 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Over the past week, 477 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported to New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health and there are currently 1,026 active cases, continuing the trend … Read More »

New Hanover County to Require Vaccine Verification for County Employees

Posted August 9, 2021 at 4:03 pm     Category: County ManagerHuman ResourcesNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday, August 2, the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board recommended to county management that vaccinations be mandated for all eligible county … Read More »

New Hanover County reinstitutes face covering policy inside county buildings in response to rising COVID-19 cases countywide 

Posted August 5, 2021 at 4:51 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will reinstitute its mandatory face covering policy for all county employees and customers inside county facilities, effective at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021. The … Read More »

New Hanover County reports more than 300 new COVID-19 cases over the past week

Posted July 29, 2021 at 5:05 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services’ Public Health reports a concerning resurgence in new reported cases of COVID-19 and an increase in the percent … Read More »

Public Notice: Special Meeting of the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board to be held August 2

Posted July 29, 2021 at 4:03 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 2, 2021, at … Read More »

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