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New Hanover officials: “We can’t afford a July Fourth bump in COVID-19 infections”

Posted July 2, 2020 at 4:16 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Health officials are urging residents to follow safety measures of wearing a face covering when out in public, maintaining six feet of distance from others … Read More »


Health officials announce two more deaths from COVID-19 in New Hanover County

Posted July 1, 2020 at 6:25 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

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


COVID-19 positives in New Hanover County surpass 1,000

Posted June 30, 2020 at 5:12 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health is reporting 1,018 total positive cases of COVID-19 as of 4 p.m. today, June 30. This is a cumulative number … Read More »


Partnership Advisory Group to meet this Thursday, July 2

Posted June 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County and New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) Partnership Advisory Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, July 2 at 5:30 … Read More »


New Hanover County Department and Staff Updates

Posted June 29, 2020 at 12:18 pm     Category: Facilities ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & ResilienceStrategyVeteran Services

New Hanover County has several department updates and leadership changes, outlined below: Veteran Services Department The Veteran Services Department will be relocating to the county’s Health and Human Services building, … Read More »


New Hanover County announces face covering policy on county property, local COVID-19 case counts continue to rise

Posted June 26, 2020 at 3:01 pm     Category: County ManagerEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In line with Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 147, New Hanover County has implemented a face coverings policy for county employees and the public that begins today, … Read More »


New Hanover County Awards $1.3 million to 130 Local Small Businesses

Posted June 23, 2020 at 1:45 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has awarded 130 local small businesses with $10,000 each through the county’s Small Business Economic Incentive Grant Program. The total investment of … Read More »


Highest daily case count of COVID-19, cluster identified in child care facility in New Hanover County

Posted June 19, 2020 at 4:45 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Health officials reported an additional 53 cases of COVID-19 today, the highest daily case count to date, bringing the total number of cases in … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Commission for Women June 24 Meeting Location Change

Posted June 19, 2020 at 1:06 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Commission for Women will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. in the Lucie Harrell Conference … Read More »


New Hanover County Government Center Redevelopment Moves Forward

Posted June 16, 2020 at 3:26 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – After holding a public hearing at its meeting on Monday, June 15, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a development agreement with … Read More »


Public Notice: Community Relations Advisory Committee June 23 Meeting Location Change

Posted June 16, 2020 at 11:43 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleaseOtherPublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Community Relations Advisory Committee will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. in Andre’ … Read More »


Public Notice: New Hanover County Commission for Women to hold its first meeting Wednesday, June 24

Posted June 12, 2020 at 1:44 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Commission for Women will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. in Conference Room 500 at … Read More »


NHRMC Public Presentations Available to View, Partnership Advisory Group’s Next Steps

Posted June 12, 2020 at 11:45 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, Atrium Health, Duke Health and Novant Health gave public presentations to the Partnership Advisory Group (PAG) about their interest and ability to partner … Read More »


COVID-19 cases continue to climb; New Hanover County health officials encourage safe practices to slow the spread

Posted June 11, 2020 at 4:54 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleaseOtherPublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in New Hanover County, surpassing 300 cases this week. Public Health is closely monitoring county-wide metrics – including the … Read More »


New Hanover County establishes Office of Diversity and Equity

Posted June 9, 2020 at 8:47 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – This week, New Hanover County Government established an Office of Diversity and Equity, with a mission to promote an inclusive and fair work environment and … Read More »


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