Good news: it's a beautiful day! Even better news: New Hanover County & Wilmington were ranked #1 in the US by the American Lung Association as one of the cleanest cities for ozone & short-term levels of particle pollution. #CountyHealthDay #NHCgov #StateOfTheAir New Hanover County Health Department
Dispose of your expired or unused medications on Saturday, April 28, and help keep our community safe. Six local counties are participating in this medication disposal event, so there's a location close to you. Learn more: https://www.nhrmc.org/medication-disposal. New Hanover Regional Medical Center
It's National Public Health Week! Everyone deserves the opportunity to live a long, healthy life free from preventable disease and injury. In fact, that’s what public health workers strive toward every, single day. Inside health departments in every corner of the country, public health workers ensure the basic foundations necessary for good health — clean water, safe food, breathable air and access to life-saving vaccines,…
Our offices will be closed on Friday, March 30 and resume normal hours on Monday, April 2nd.
New Hanover County Government, NC offices, including the Public Library & Senior Resource Center, will be closed Friday. Library locations will also be closed Saturday & Sunday.
Airlie Gardens, Cape Fear Museum, New Hanover County Arboretum & #NHCgov landfill, recycling center & #HazWagon will be open to the public.
Check out this video to learn more about the many great things that have been accomplished in the past year from New Hanover County Government, NC!
The state of New Hanover County is strong & we are lucky to live and work in such a great place! Take 5 minutes to watch the 2018 State of the County video as we share 2017's successes & look forward to the future. #NHCgov #StateoftheCounty #SafeHealthySecure #goodnews
Some of our wonderful staff will be on WECT this evening (4-6:30) to take calls and answer your questions related to flu! Comment below if you questions you would like answered on air tonight.
Have flu questions? New Hanover County Health Department nurses & doctors will be on WECT News today (4-6:30 pm) to take your calls & answer questions: www.wect.com/story/37439541/have-flu-questions-nurses-doctors-take-your-callswednesday-on-wect
We are out at the WWAY NHRMC Health Fair today until 3 pm! Come visit us at Independence Mall & learn about the many resources the county provides. Our fablous clinic staff are there and can give you more information on our programs and services. There's something for everyone!
New Hanover Deputy County Manager, Avril Pinder, visited us today to get her flu shot! You can protect yourself and others from getting the flu by getting a flu shot, covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing, washing your hands properly, and staying home when sick!
Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. The key to prevention is early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur before cancer develops. You can find more information about cervical cancer here: http://www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-overview/
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