• Don't forget the FREE Community Health & Safety Expo is happening downtown at the Schwartz Ctr. #nhcgov @CityofWilm

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  • Don't forget the FREE Community Health & Safety Expo is happening downtown at the Schwartz Ctr. #nhcgov @CityofWilm

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  • New Hanover County Health Department added 6 new photos.

    A few pictures from our Full-Scale Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Campus of Cape Fear Community College. Thanks to all the NHC Health Department staff who worked hard plus NHC Emergency Management, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, CFCC Staff and CFCC Police, the NHC Sheriff's Office and all the NHC Employees and Rotary Club members who drove through and made this exercise a success. Thanks to evaluators from the NC Division of Public Health Preparedness Division plus the U.S. Marshals Office. If you have more pictures please email them to Joshua Swift at jswift@nhcgov.com

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  • New Hanover County Health Department added a new photo.

  • Calling all young New Hanover County citizens. We are searching for 10 people between the ages 18-28 to be a part of a 90 minute focus group that relates to health and wellness in New Hanover County. If you are available June 25th please RSVP Angelia Clinton (910-798-6548 or aclinton@nhcgov.com) today. We want to hear from you!

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  • Clear and honest communication between you and your physician can help you both make smart choices about your health. Learn more

    Clear and honest communication between you and your physician can help you both make smart choices about your health.

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  • June Recipe of the Month! Cool down in the heat with this fruit cooler. Refreshing orange juice mixed with sweet cantaloupe creates the perfect, easy-to-make drink! You can even get creative and use any fruit you please

    Cool down in the heat with this fruit cooler. Refreshing orange juice mixed with sweet cantaloupe creates the perfect, easy-to-make drink! You can even get creative and use any fruit you please!

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  • To reduce risk of heat-related illness:
    • Increase your fluid intake
    • Spend some time in cool or air-conditioned environments
    • Reduce normal activity levels
    • Speak with your physician about how to stay safe if you take medicines that can impede heat loss such as drugs for high blood pressure, migraines, allergies, muscle spasms, mental illness and tranquilizers

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  • Great infographic about Men's Health from the Dekalb County Board of Health http://ow.ly/O4nhO #nhchealth #menshealth

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  • Improve the health of our community by filling out the 2015 New Hanover County Health Survey. The online survey is available online at http://www.surveyNHC.com. Please share this story and link on your Facebook page. Thanks!

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