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New Hanover Co. health officials confirm 9th death due to COVID-19

Public health officials say the ninth New Hanover County resident has died from COVID-19.

Baby boom? Pregnancy tests on the rise in New Hanover County

As couples settle into a world of social distancing and staying at home, all that time together could lead to busy maternity wards nine months from now.

The do’s and don’ts of wearing latex gloves in public

There's been a lot of talk about whether wearing latex gloves while you're out in public does any good. New Hanover County health experts tell WWAY the do's and don'ts of using gloves when you go out.

51 cases of COVID-19 reported in New Hanover County, 20 have recovered

New Hanover County Public Health officials are investigating four additional positive cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the county’s total overall case count to 51. 

City leaders expect cancellations to continue as COVID-19 spreads

There are no confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19 here in the Cape Rear region, but contingency plans are being made as the virus spreads.

State waits on COVID-19 testing tools, county encourages “social distancing”

New Hanover County leaders are monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus, also known as COIVD-19, issuing some new precautions.

New Hanover County health officials offer advice to prevent and prepare for COVID-19

There are currently no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in New Hanover County, but public health officials are encouraging residents to actively work to prevent COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses, and prepare now for the potential impact of COVID-19 in our area.

Health officials: No cases of coronavirus in Wilmington

Local health officials are alerting the public to a "fake news article" claiming there are cases of coronavirus in the Wilmington area.

Could opioid crisis play a role in recent rise in Hepatitis C cases reported?

It's a disease that could be hiding in your body for decades without you even knowing about it.

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