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New Hanover County Health Department

Northeast New Hanover County rabies cases rise

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit along with the New Hanover County Health Department have identified and investigated five cases of animals with rabies since August 2014. Full story...
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Flu shots available in New Hanover County

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The New Hanover County Health Department starts offering flu shots today. The clinic is at the department, which is located at 2029 S. 17th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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RN: 'We're seeing them get sick very rapidly'

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videoWe're reaching the start of flu season but the flu isn't the only thing floating around right now. The mysterious respiratory virus that has had a large impact in the midwest now has reached North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Bacteria in well drive former tenant to court

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videoSamples from the North Carolina Health Department show a certain type of bacteria is living in a Castle Hayne well. Former tenant Tracy Clark says not even her dog would drink the water at 5701 Orange Street in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Health Department now offering flu shots

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videoThe weather may still be warm, but it's time to think about getting a flu shot. To make sure you stay healthy, the New Hanover County Health Department is offering flu shots to the community. Full story...
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Health inspectors out in force to check Street Fair food

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videoThe Azalea Festival Street Fair starts tonight, and food vendors are set up along Water Street. That means New Hanover County Health Inspectors are out in full force making sure all those tasty treats are also safe to eat. Full story...
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County settles with former Animal Control Director for $120k

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video New Hanover County has reached a settlement with its former Animal Control Director. According to an item in the consent agenda for the County Commission meeting Monday, the county's insurer settled an administrative appeal filed by Jean McNeil, who was fired in January. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Health Dept. to offer flu vaccines starting Sept. 18

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It may still be summer, but flu season is just around the corner. To get ready, the New Hanover County Health Department will begin offering flu shots Tuesday, September 18. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: As West Nile Virus outbreak grows, Wilmington expert weighs in on reasons why

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video In the past few weeks, numbers of those who have been infected or died from West Nile Virus have soared. WWAY spoke with a local expert on infectious diseases to find out more. Full story...
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