• Sad story. Read to find out the top 10 plants poisonous to pets.

    Cash, a happy, curious year-old boxer puppy, fell ill after playing in a neighbor's yard one Friday earlier this year. By Monday, he had to be...

  • It's a warm day in Wilmington, so drink plenty of water. City of Wilmington, NC Government Wilmington, North Carolina

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  • Say hello to my (our) little friend.

    A new mosquito species has appeared in New Hanover County, and signs indicate it's here to stay.

  • Page Dunn from the New Hanover County Health Department is teaching kids how to brush their teeth properly. #PublicHealth

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  • The Park’s first Wellness Walk on July 11th was a success! Special thanks to HD Nurses Kenya Parker and Susan Mintz for being the guest speakers! Each Saturday is full of insightful health education and invigorating exercise. Pick a date and join the fun at a park near you!

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  • Great article on Michelle Winstead the new Director of DSS.

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Michelle Winstead, who joined New Hanover County's Department of Social Services less than a year ago, took over as director earlier this month.

  • #DidYouKnow each year in the United States, emergency departments treat more than 200,000 children for playground-related injuries? http://goo.gl/He0cHf

    School and Playground Safety for Parents and Caregivers Did you know… Each year in the United States, emergency departments treat more than 200,000...

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  • Smoking stinks! That’s why NC legislators snuffed out smoking in bars and restaurants in 2010. Report smoking ban violators http://goo.gl/BgJMdT and breathe easy!

    SmokeFreeNC.gov: North Carolina's Smoke-Free Restaurant, Bars, and Lodging Web Site

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  • Do you live in New Hanover County? Do you want to help us learn more about the health of our community? If you answered "yes" to both questions please consider taking the NHC Health Survey at http://www.surveynhc.com or visit one of the NHC Library branches or the Senior Resource Center and fill out a paper copy.

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  • Don't feed the mosquitoes! Remember to "tip and toss" standing water to prevent mosquitoes!

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