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New Hanover County lifts local restrictions, remains under Governor’s Stay At Home Order

Posted April 27, 2020 at 4:32 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman announced that she will not extend the county’s local restrictions put in place in response … Read More »


Screening begins Monday for expanded COVID-19 testing in New Hanover County

Posted April 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health will expand COVID-19 testing in the county beginning this week, providing an opportunity for symptomatic residents to be pre-screened by … Read More »


State-wide Stay At Home Order extended through May 8, County will announce local order updates next week

Posted April 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Thursday, Governor Roy Cooper extended the state-wide Stay At Home Order for North Carolina and outlined a three-phase approach to opening the state, based … Read More »


COVID-19 Update: Food and Nutrition Services Expand for Eligible Households, Businesses Follow Social Distancing Measures

Posted April 22, 2020 at 5:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Changes to federal Food and Nutrition Services programs are increasing benefits for eligible households and helping families purchase food while maintaining physical distancing measures during … Read More »


Public Health Announces Two Deaths Related to COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted April 21, 2020 at 4:37 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Public Health officials were notified today of two additional confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in New Hanover County, bringing the total number of deaths in the … Read More »


NHRMC Partnership Proposals Released for Public Review

Posted April 21, 2020 at 11:55 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Details of how six organizations propose partnering with New Hanover Regional Medical Center to advance care in the region are now available online at NHRMCfuture.org. … Read More »


COVID-19 Update: Case Count at 68 with 40 Recovered, More Items Accepted at Donations Site, Resources for Diverse Populations, Planning Items Postponed

Posted April 17, 2020 at 5:44 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As of April 17, 2020, there have been 68 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and of those there are 40 people who … Read More »


Public Notice: April 20, 2020 Board of County Commissioners meeting to be held via teleconference

Posted April 15, 2020 at 11:11 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for April 20, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. will … Read More »


COVID-19 Update: Ways to Help, Stay at Home Order Extended, Requirements for Essential Retail, Soil & Water Conservation District Reinstates Rain Barrel Sales 

Posted April 14, 2020 at 4:55 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As of April 14, there have been 62 total lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and of those there are 29 people still … Read More »


NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group Resumes Meeting Schedule, Public Call-In Available

Posted April 14, 2020 at 1:32 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The citizen-led Partnership Advisory Group considering options for the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center will resume its formal meeting and evaluation process on … Read More »


County-wide Stay At Home Order remains in effect until April 29, with some restrictions lifted

Posted April 13, 2020 at 12:41 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, in collaboration with the mayors of the City of Wilmington and the towns of Carolina Beach, … Read More »


First death from COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County

Posted April 12, 2020 at 2:38 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials learned today of the first confirmed death in New Hanover County from COVID-19. The individual was a New Hanover … Read More »


COVID-19 Update: Updates to Local Order to come Monday, Notification of New COVID-19 Cases Daily on Website

Posted April 10, 2020 at 5:35 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, in collaboration with local mayors, will make final decisions and announce possible extensions or modifications to the … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting Changes

Posted April 10, 2020 at 9:27 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic HealthSocial Services

New Hanover County, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 8 a.m., will … Read More »


COVID-19 Update: Overall Case Count at 54, Homemade Mask Donations Accepted, Drive-In Church Services, Mental Health Resources, Executive Orders Impact Retail Establishments and Long Term Care Facilities

Posted April 9, 2020 at 6:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials are investigating one additional positive case of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total count of confirmed cases to 54. Of the … Read More »


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