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New Hanover County: This week’s new COVID-19 cases were the lowest in several months

Over the past week, New Hanover County had an increase of 423 COVID-19 cases – for a total of 15,066 cases since the start of the pandemic; and of that total, 12,388 people have recovered from the virus.

New Hanover County jumps from yellow to orange, first Moderna vaccines administered

There's good and bad news when it comes to COVID-19 in New Hanover County. On the same day the county received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine, it also jumped from yellow to orange on the state's county alert system.

New Hanover County health leaders talk COVID-19 vaccine and minorities

Throughout the pandemic, data has shown minority groups are at higher risk of complications from COVID-19. New Hanover County health leaders want to make sure they are protected when the vaccine becomes available to them.

Wilmington residents talk willingness to take COVID-19 vaccine

It will still be several months before the COVID-19 vaccine is available to the general public in North Carolina, but there are already concerns over how safe it is.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Drive thru flu shot event held in downtown Wilmington

Flu season is just around the corner. That's why New Hanover Regional Medical Center held a drive thru flu shot event Saturday in downtown Wilmington. 

New Hanover County “Flu Thru” will provide 500 free flu vaccines on October 24

New Hanover County, in collaboration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Cape Fear Community College, will offer a free drive-through flu vaccination event later this month.

How to tell the difference between COVID-19 and flu

Flu season comes every year, but this is the first time we're entering flu season while dealing with COVID-19. 

New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

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Local Israelis and Palestinians on Netanyahu ousting

With 12 years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to a close and the rise of a new coalition of political groups across the spectrum, local Israelis and Palestinians are holding their breath.

Wrightsville Beach firefighters raising money for training center in honor of Jeremy Owens

Wrightsville Beach Volunteer Firefighters are raising money to honor a member of the team who died in November.

Southport Howe Street project entering final stages of road construction

Road construction is still ongoing along Howe Street in Southport, six months after the sewer line replacement project began. 

Vaccinated visitors soon can take off masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida. Starting Tuesday, face masks will be optional for theme park visitors who are vaccinated.