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Public Notice: HHS data review subcommittee to meet on January 28

Posted January 25, 2022 at 10:57 am     Category: News ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

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 28, 2022 to discuss … Read More »


Commissioners approve community violence action plan

Posted January 24, 2022 at 10:28 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $39.6 million community violence action plan and associated budget amendments to fund the action plan, utilizing multiple … Read More »


Residents should prepare for ice storm, New Hanover County facilities to close Friday and Saturday 

Posted January 20, 2022 at 1:24 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County and impacts of freezing rain and ice are expected to begin in our area … Read More »


Federal government providing free at-home COVID-19 test kits 

Posted January 20, 2022 at 10:45 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Households can now receive four at-home COVID-19 tests for free through the Postal Service by simply filling out an online form.   Tests can be requested by visiting www.CovidTests.gov and submitting … Read More »


Virtual Race & Social Justice Institute set for four-night event in February

Posted January 19, 2022 at 10:16 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity & Equity and Cape Fear Museum, in partnership with UNCW and New Hanover County Schools, will host the second annual Race … Read More »


Face coverings remain optional, safety measures strongly encouraged by HHS Board

Posted January 18, 2022 at 12:08 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Face coverings will remain optional in New Hanover County, after the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board reviewed and discussed COVID-19 metrics at … Read More »


Boosters, layered protections remain crucial as COVID numbers rise

Posted January 13, 2022 at 3:56 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As metrics measuring the spread of COVID-19 in New Hanover County continue to remain high, officials from New Hanover County Health and Human Services encourage … Read More »


Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »


Upcoming TreeFest event being postponed, new date TBD

Posted January 10, 2022 at 11:58 am     Category: Arboretum & NCSU Extension ServiceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Out of an abundance of caution for community safety, the planning committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 TreeFest event scheduled for … Read More »


Lane closures on Hwy 421 will create detours to recycling center, landfill from Jan. 10-14 

Posted January 7, 2022 at 11:22 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – From January 10-14, closures of the northbound and southbound lanes of US Highway 421 will create a detour for residents who normally access New Hanover County Recycling or Household Hazardous … Read More »


New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted January 7, 2022 at 9:20 am     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: New Hanover … Read More »


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 »


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