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New Hanover health officials don’t have position on mandatory vaccines for gov. employees yet as delta variant rises

New Hanover County Health and Human Services officials are recommending that Covid-19 vaccines be mandatory for county employees. (Port City...

New Hanover County middle and high schools return full-time, hybrid and virtual options still offered

A marquee sign at Hoggard High School reminds students of Covid-19 safety protocols. (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands)

UNCW achieves vaccination approval, eager to offer students shots

UNCW will soon establish a Covid-19 vaccination clinic at the Burney Center on campus. University officials said the clinic will open...

K-12 schools can now receive free Covid-19 rapid tests from NCDHHS

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is expanding access to Covid-19 rapid testing in K-12 public schools.

Free Covid-19 testing available in Wilmington early this month

People can receive a free Covid-19 test on March 4 or March 8 at two different sites. WILMINGTON...

Multiple Covid-19 variants said to have entered North Carolina

Covid-19 variants are now popping up in N.C., according to the state health department — two cases have been detected in Pender...

With appointments filling in minutes, Treasurer Folwell calls on state to allow more vaccinators

New Hanover Regional Medical Center has opened appointments twice this week and both times, slots were filled in 20 minutes or...

Educators demand 6 feet – and no less – from New Hanover County Schools in Plan A

President of the NHCAE Amanda White asks the school board to "acknowledge and own" the fact that Covid-19 is worsening in...

Flu season ramps up, illness-related school absences increasing

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Tis the season for infection being spread, resulting in fever, chills and body aches --- all symptoms of influenza. As the flu...