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Workforce Housing Advisory Committee Education and Awareness Subcommittee meeting to be held September 14

Posted September 7, 2022 at 8:20 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Workforce Housing Advisory Committee will have an Education and Awareness Subcommittee meeting on Wednesday, … Read More »


Commissioners approve Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Strategy

Posted September 6, 2022 at 4:35 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – During Tuesday’s meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the county’s first Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Strategic Plan. This strategic plan … Read More »


Updated Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters available at Pandemic Operations Center

Posted September 6, 2022 at 12:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The updated Pfizer and Moderna bivalent COVID-19 booster shots are now available at the New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center. This booster is specifically designed … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted September 2, 2022 at 2:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

This notice has been updated as of September 16 to reflect additional appointment opportunities for the Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board. To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county … Read More »


West Nile Virus found in local mosquitoes

Posted September 1, 2022 at 4:34 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Recent testing of mosquitoes trapped by New Hanover County Public Health’s mosquito control team confirmed some were positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The public … Read More »


Current versions of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 boosters paused for those 12 and over, updated boosters available soon

Posted August 31, 2022 at 4:35 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance, the administration of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster shots to individuals who are 12 years or older at the … Read More »


New Hanover County & local officials remain focused on emergency preparedness

Posted August 26, 2022 at 2:30 pm     Category: County CommissionersEmergency ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Proactively preparing for an emergency is something every citizen in New Hanover County should do. County officials are committed to leading in those efforts to be … Read More »


Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available for ages 12 and up; CDC Community Level back at Low

Posted August 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Pandemic Operations Center is now offering the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine to those 12 and older.   This week, the Food and Drug Administration … Read More »


Senior Resource Center recertified as Center of Excellence by state

Posted August 23, 2022 at 2:30 pm     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center has been recertified as a Center of Excellence by the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services (NCDAAS). … Read More »


Second annual Equity Awards honors community contributions

Posted August 23, 2022 at 9:45 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity hosted its second annual Equity Awards Gala on Friday, August 19, recognizing 11 residents for their … Read More »


First Case of Monkeypox Identified in New Hanover County

Posted August 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the county. The patient is currently isolating and individuals who may have … Read More »


CDC updates COVID-19 guidelines on safeguards, isolation

Posted August 19, 2022 at 1:30 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Last week, the CDC announced new guidelines to help the public navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These new guidelines apply to everyone, regardless of vaccination status, … Read More »


New Hanover County earns award from N.C. Association of County Commissioners

Posted August 18, 2022 at 2:12 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – During its 115th annual conference last week, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) presented New Hanover County with an Excellence in Innovation Award recognizing … Read More »


New Hanover County Fire Rescue earns international accreditation

Posted August 17, 2022 at 1:08 pm     Category: Fire RescueNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the rigorous criteria established … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee to meet August 18

Posted August 12, 2022 at 8:54 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 9 a.m. for the purpose … Read More »


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