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As Covid-19 metrics show improvement, officials continue to evaluate need for mask mandate

New Hanover County staff administer the Covid-19 vaccine at an event this summer. (Port City Daily/Courtesy New Hanover County)

Mask mandate affirmed at boisterous hearing, pitting riled up crowd against health officials

Those opposed to the mask mandate gathered Tuesday morning outside the New Hanover County Health and Human Services Building. Some would...

As Covid re-threatens operations, New Hanover strives for herd immunity among staff with new vaccine policy

A New Hanover County employee receives the Covid-19 vaccine at an event in March. (Port City Daily/Courtesy New Hanover County)

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...

‘It’s not over until it’s over’: Health officials work from backstock to move vaccinations along

New Hanover County Public Health has over 3,000 vaccines on hand. The state has stopped requesting new doses from the federal...

Anti-vaping social media campaign involved geofencing beach bars, hotels and more

Local restrictions on vaping and smoking in certain areas became official in February. Advertising campaigns involving geofencing and keyword targeting have...

Public health hosts three walk-up vaccine clinics in coming week

WILMINGTON — New Hanover County Public Health announced three walk-up vaccine clinics will be offered in the coming week,...

Johnson & Johnson walk-up clinic scheduled for Monday, Pfizer vaccine appointments still available

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — New Hanover County Public Health will host a walk-up clinic at its headquarters at...

New Hanover Public Health opens Pfizer vaccine appointments for ages 16 and over

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Appointments have opened for anyone ages 16 and older in groups 1-5 to receive for...

Health officials report hiccups in Walgreens vaccine program as pharmacy involvement ramps up

Nine Walgreens locations in New Hanover County provide doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. The county health director wrote to Raleigh officials...