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New Hanover County Issues Additional Restrictions to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Posted March 28, 2020 at 10:40 am     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Friday, March 27, Governor Roy Cooper signed a Stay at Home Executive Order for the entire state of North Carolina, beginning at 5 p.m. … Read More »


New Hanover County Daily COVID-19 Update: Case Count Now 21, Governor’s Stay At Home Order, Community Resources

Posted March 27, 2020 at 6:52 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials are investigating six new positive cases of COVID-19 that appear to be travel related. This brings the county’s total positive … Read More »


New Hanover County Daily COVID-19 Update- Case Count Now 15, Senior Resource Center Expands Meal Pickup Services 

Posted March 26, 2020 at 7:07 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified one additional positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s … Read More »


New Hanover County Daily COVID-19 Update: Total Case Count Now 14, New Travel Guidance, PPE Donation Hours Expanded Through Saturday

Posted March 25, 2020 at 6:04 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified four additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s … Read More »


Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits starting March 26, general public April 6

Posted March 24, 2020 at 5:22 pm     Category: FinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, March 23, 2020, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s … Read More »


New Hanover County Identifies First Case of Community Transmission of COVID-19, Total Case Count Now at 10

Posted March 24, 2020 at 3:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have determined that the ninth case of COVID-19 reported Monday, March 23, was likely contracted by community transmission because … Read More »


New Hanover County Updates: Five Additional COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, Library Service Hours, Governor’s Order & Additional Testing Guidance

Posted March 23, 2020 at 5:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified five additional positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s total … Read More »


New Hanover County Update: Register of Deeds Suspends In-Person Services, Playground Guidance, Personal Protective Equipment Donations, Public Health Nurses Conduct Test Sampling in Community

Posted March 22, 2020 at 6:16 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Below is an update on county services … Read More »


New Hanover County Shares Enhanced Guidance on Public Playground Use to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Posted March 22, 2020 at 3:14 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – With the increase in positive cases of COVID-19 in New Hanover County, and because of the higher level and frequency of cleaning recommended for high … Read More »


Three Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Identified in New Hanover County

Posted March 21, 2020 at 2:01 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified three additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in New Hanover County – bringing the county’s total … Read More »


New Hanover County declares State of Emergency, limits gatherings to 10, closes public beach access to prevent spread of COVID-19

Posted March 20, 2020 at 5:23 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseParks and GardensPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, authorized by Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman, issued a State of Emergency today, March 20, prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 … Read More »


NHRMC Partnership Advisory Group Pauses Meeting Schedule

Posted March 20, 2020 at 4:07 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

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


Public Notice: NHC Board of Commissioners’ March 23 meeting to be held via teleconference

Posted March 19, 2020 at 4:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners scheduled for March 23, 2020 at 9 a.m. will … Read More »


New Hanover County Updates: Register of Deeds’ online services, county meeting cancelations, call line extended & testing updates

Posted March 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic HealthRegister of Deeds

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Below is an update on several county … Read More »


First presumptive positive COVID-19 case identified in New Hanover County

Posted March 18, 2020 at 4:19 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials have identified the first and only presumptive positive case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 in New Hanover County. The … Read More »


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