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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.

Cooking catfish with Chef Dean Neff

Local chef, Dean Neff specializes in seafood creations. He is sharing some of his signature dishes with WWAY.

Black History Month: The history of Thelma Briggs

Amanda Fitzpatrick continued WWAY's Black History Month Celebration by sitting down with Hollis Briggs to speak about his mother Thelma Briggs who was the second black nurse at New Hanover County Health Department before the hospital split.

Dunkin’ Donuts loses food service permit due to health violation

An area Dunkin' Donuts is without hot water and lost its food service permit on Friday. However, you can still buy donuts and coffee.

Life-saving drug program draws mixed responses

A drug credited with saving lives is now available free to the public in New Hanover County. But is it doing more harm than good?

Free athletic screening exams offered to New Hanover County athletes

New Hanover County High School and Middle School athletes looking to undergo their state-mandated physicals can do so for free.

New Hanover County neighbors can take part in study on affects of GenX exposure

They will recruit 400 volunteers who will give blood, urine and drinking water samples and complete a questionnaire on their water-use history.

16 members named to panel to advise on GenX, other emerging chemicals

The state has selected New Hanover County's Public Health Director as one of the members who will examine new and emerging chemicals

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New Hanover County GOP reacts to overturned voter ID ruling

You might have to present a photo ID to vote in the next election after a court ruling Wednesday, and now the New Hanover County Republican Party is reacting.

Coastal Christian High School sees largest COVID-19 outbreak in state

Coastal Christian High School is currently experiencing the largest coronavirus outbreak of any school or childcare facility in the state according to new data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

2020 set up to be the busiest mailing holiday season ever

The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the 2020 holiday season, with many people changing their plans this year. It is setting up to be an even busier year for those looking to send and receive packages. 

Wilmington Mustaches for Kids wraps up November fundraiser

You've probably heard of No-Shave November and their fight against cancer, but it's the Mustaches for Kids cause that's taking the Cape Fear by storm.