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Statement from Health Department Director on Region’s Cancer Data

Posted June 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released information today, after examining data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, that cancer rates in New … Read More »


New Hanover County highlights Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Posted June 26, 2017 at 3:17 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The week of June 25-July 1, 2017 has been declared “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). Mosquito education and … Read More »


Airlie Gardens 2017 Summer Art Exhibit “Imagine” Opens June 27

Posted June 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Airlie Gardens’ 2017 Summer Art Exhibit “Imagine” will open Tuesday, June 27 and run through the end of September. The exhibit features an eclectic assortment of … Read More »


Statement from New Hanover County Health Director on GenX

Posted June 21, 2017 at 12:27 pm     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – According to New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte, “New Hanover County public health officials are pleased with yesterday’s announcement by Chemours that the company … Read More »


New Hanover County Planning and Land Use Director Announces Retirement

Posted June 20, 2017 at 10:59 am     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Chris O’Keefe, who has been New Hanover County’s Planning Director for 11 years and a valuable county employee for 27 years, will be retiring at … Read More »


New Hanover County Update: Action Demanded in Meeting with Chemours

Posted June 15, 2017 at 3:58 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A meeting with Chemours regarding drinking water safety took place at the New Hanover County Government Center on Thursday, June 15. In the meeting, local … Read More »


Public Notice – New Hanover County Commissioners Conference Call with Local Legislators

Posted June 15, 2017 at 2:40 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Commissioners are participating in a conference call with local legislators on June 15, 2017 in the Harrell Conference Room, New Hanover … Read More »


New Hanover County Update: Meeting Invitees & Attendees

Posted June 14, 2017 at 4:55 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The list of invitees and attendees for Thursday’s meeting with Chemours has been updated to include the six representatives attending from Chemours. The updated list … Read More »


New Hanover County Update: Meeting on Drinking Water Safety with Chemours

Posted June 14, 2017 at 10:47 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A meeting with Chemours regarding drinking water safety is scheduled for Thursday, June 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Lucie Harrell Conference Room (room 601), … Read More »


New Hanover County Update: DHHS health effects statement on GenX

Posted June 13, 2017 at 10:41 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – On Monday evening, the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) released a health effects statement on GenX to county public health directors. … Read More »


New Hanover County Update on GenX: Meeting Scheduled

Posted June 12, 2017 at 4:52 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –The Chemours Company has agreed to meet with local and state officials regarding the GenX issue this Thursday, June 15 at the New Hanover County Government … Read More »


New Hanover County Update on GenX, June 12 at 10 a.m.

Posted June 12, 2017 at 10:27 am     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has the responsibility to keep its citizens safe, healthy and secure. As such, the role of the county in the GenX issue … Read More »


New Hanover County Takes Action to Understand GenX and Drinking Water

Posted June 9, 2017 at 5:49 pm     Category: News Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in partnership with Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) and the City of Wilmington, has taken several actions in response to the … Read More »


NHC Health Department Receives Donation of Naloxone

Posted May 24, 2017 at 9:46 am     Category: News ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Health Department recently received a donation of 200 two-dose injectable EVZIO® kits from Kaléo, a Richmond, Virginia-based pharmaceutical company. EVZIO® is … Read More »


NHC Senior Resource Center Recertified as Center of Excellence

Posted May 22, 2017 at 9:48 am     Category: News ReleaseSenior Resource Center

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center recently received re-certification as a Senior Center of Excellence, the highest certification given by the NC Division of … Read More »


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