COVID-19 Information

New Hanover County Public Health has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since early March 2020, and continues to serve the community through education, contact tracing, testing, vaccinations, and more. Visit the pages below for up-to-date information and resources, and stay informed.

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Coronavirus Call Center: 910-798-6800
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

HHS Pandemic Operations Center
1507 Greenfield Street
Wilmington NC 28401

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May
16
Mon
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic @ HHS Pandemic Operations Center
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County’s Pandemic Operations team  is offering free COVID-19 vaccines & boosters to the community.

Appointments are encouraged and can be made at TakeMyShot.NC.gov. Walk-ins will also be accommodated.

Initial vaccines, boosters, and kids’ vaccines are available:

  • Pfizer (two-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 5 & older; note: kids aged 5-11 receive a smaller dose than the adult dose)
  • Moderna (two-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 18 & older)
  • Johnson & Johnson (one-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 18 & older)

Consent from a parent or legal guardian is required for children aged 5-17 to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.


El equipo de Operaciones de la Pandemia del Condado de New Hanover está ofreciendo vacunas gratuitas contra el COVID-19 a la comunidad.

Se recomiendan las citas y se pueden hacer en TakeMyShot.NC.gov. También se acomodarán “walk-ins” sin cita previa.

Las vacunas iniciales, los refuerzos y las vacunas para niños están disponibles:

  • Pfizer (vacuna de dos dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona de 5 años o más; nota: los niños de 5 a 11 años reciben una dosis más pequeña que la dosis para adultos)
  • Moderna (vacuna de dos dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona mayor de 18 años)
  • Johnson & Johnson (vacuna de una dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona mayor de 18 años)

Se requiere el consentimiento de un padre o tutor legal para que los niños de 5 a 17 años reciban la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19.

May
17
Tue
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic @ HHS Pandemic Operations Center
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

New Hanover County’s Pandemic Operations team  is offering free COVID-19 vaccines & boosters to the community.

Appointments are encouraged and can be made at TakeMyShot.NC.gov. Walk-ins will also be accommodated.

Initial vaccines, boosters, and kids’ vaccines are available:

  • Pfizer (two-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 5 & older; note: kids aged 5-11 receive a smaller dose than the adult dose)
  • Moderna (two-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 18 & older)
  • Johnson & Johnson (one-dose vaccine, approved for anyone 18 & older)

Consent from a parent or legal guardian is required for children aged 5-17 to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.


El equipo de Operaciones de la Pandemia del Condado de New Hanover está ofreciendo vacunas gratuitas contra el COVID-19 a la comunidad.

Se recomiendan las citas y se pueden hacer en TakeMyShot.NC.gov. También se acomodarán “walk-ins” sin cita previa.

Las vacunas iniciales, los refuerzos y las vacunas para niños están disponibles:

  • Pfizer (vacuna de dos dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona de 5 años o más; nota: los niños de 5 a 11 años reciben una dosis más pequeña que la dosis para adultos)
  • Moderna (vacuna de dos dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona mayor de 18 años)
  • Johnson & Johnson (vacuna de una dosis, aprobada para cualquier persona mayor de 18 años)

Se requiere el consentimiento de un padre o tutor legal para que los niños de 5 a 17 años reciban la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19.

May
18
Wed
COVID-19 Testing Clinic @ HHS Pandemic Operations Center
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

New Hanover County’s Pandemic Operations team is offering free COVID-19 rapid testing to the community.

Appointments are encouraged and can be made online here. Walk-ins will also be accommodated.

If you have questions about testing or need help making an appointment, contact the Coronavirus Call Center at 910-798-6800, open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


El equipo de Operaciones de la Pandemia del Condado de New Hanover ofrece pruebas rápidas de COVID-19 a la comunidad en el Centro de Operaciones de la Pandemia del HHS.

Se recomienda hacer citas para garantizar que se pueda administrar una prueba, ya que solo habrá una cantidad limitada de pruebas disponibles cada día. No se requiere identificación, prueba de seguro médico o documentos específicos. Las pruebas son gratuitas.

Si tiene preguntas sobre las pruebas o necesita ayuda para programar una cita, comuníquese con el Centro de llamadas de coronavirus al 910-798-6800, abierto de lunes a viernes de 8 a. m. a 5 p. m.

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New Hanover County COVID-19 Dashboard

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COVID-19 data for New Hanover County is gathered and updated from the NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboard. For more information, demographics, and a statewide picture of COVID-19, visit NCDHHS.gov. See more questions and answers about New Hanover County’s COVID-19 data and information below.

Public School Data: New Hanover County Schools provides a dashboard of COVID-19 cases in schools, based on information from Public Health, and that can be found at nhcs.net/backtoschool.

UNCW Data: UNCW also publishes a public dashboard with information about cases of COVID-19 among students and staff, testing and quarantine and isolation beds in use. View the UNCW dashboard here.

Hospitalizations: Hospitalization data is provided and updated by the NC Department of Health & Human Services here and the CDC here.

Testing Data: COVID-19 testing data is provided by the NC Department of Health & Human Services and is updated on their dashboard here. Additionally, you can see statewide information about testing, hospitalizations, outbreaks and clusters, and more on the NCDHHS dashboard.

A: COVID-19 data for New Hanover County is gathered and updated from the NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboard. New Hanover County’s dashboard reports COVID-19 data on:

  • Total New Cases Over Past 14 Days
  • Percent Positivity for New Hanover County
  • Total Cases in New Hanover County, North Carolina & the United States
  • Total Deaths in New Hanover County, North Carolina & the United States
  • Cases demographics for New Hanover County & North Carolina
  • Vaccinations for New Hanover County & North Carolina

Most data is updated Monday through Friday by NCDHHS but is subject to change according to the state’s schedule.

Information is confirmed by the state and checked regularly to provide accurate and up to date information for the public, so data and reports may change retroactively. Check the dashboard regularly for the most accurate information.

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Health: 1650 Greenfield Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-3500 • Fax 910-798-7834 • Human Services Fax 910-798-7824
Environmental Health: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 140 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6667 • Fax 910-798-7815
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