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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 »


24th annual TreeFest to be held January 14-15 at Independence Mall

Posted January 5, 2022 at 2:51 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

UPDATE: The 24th annual TreeFest has been postponed. A makeup date has not been announced. For more details, click here.  NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The 24th annual TreeFest will be … 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 »


Lunch and Learn sessions offer guidance on safety, emergency preparedness

Posted December 30, 2021 at 12:33 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Community members interested in learning ways they can prepare to stay safe in the face of potential disasters have an opportunity to do so through … Read More »


Health and Human Services offering free COVID testing on Dec. 30, encourages safe start to the New Year

Posted December 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – As COVID-19 related metrics in New Hanover County continue to rise, officials with the county’s Health and Human Services will offer free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing on … 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 »


Public Notice: New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors to meet Jan. 5, shares future meeting dates

Posted December 28, 2021 at 1:54 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic NoticeSoil and Water Conservation

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly meeting at 8 a.m. on … Read More »


New Hanover County recognizes 64 employees for stellar service

Posted December 22, 2021 at 9:33 am     Category: Human ResourcesNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County recently recognized 64 employees with the county’s highest award, the “Five-Star Award.” To attain this honor, these employees have received stellar awards … Read More »


Arboretum to remain open on Christmas, New Years Day

Posted December 21, 2021 at 3:34 pm     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Community members looking for an outdoor respite during the holidays have a beautiful setting to take advantage of at no cost. The New Hanover County … 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 »


Christmas tree recycling for New Hanover County residents begins Dec. 26

Posted December 20, 2021 at 12:31 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As a free service to New Hanover County residents, the county’s Environmental Management Department is offering Christmas tree recycling beginning December 26 through January 31. “We’re … 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 »


Energy bill assistance available for area families in need

Posted December 14, 2021 at 3:58 pm     Category: News ReleaseSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Health and Human Services is administering the federally-funded Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) for qualified households. The program provides a one-time annual … 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 »


Public Notice: December 16 Board of Commissioners Agenda Review Canceled

Posted December 10, 2021 at 11:40 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Agenda Review meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 4:00 … Read More »


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