Home Tags New Hanover County Health Department

Tag: New Hanover County Health Department


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.
Cape Fear River

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

Nurse: Flu shots can protect you and others

It is that time of the year again time to get a flu shot. Flu season started last week in the Carolina.

NHRMC, County finalize purchase of Health Department property

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and New Hanover County have finished an agreement for the hospital to purchase the county’s Health Department property.
GenX Forum Logovideo

ICYMI: Watch the entire GenX Forum hosted by WWAY, StarNews and WHQR

There are still plenty of questions about GenX in the area's drinking water, but there are far more answers after WWAY, the StarNews and WHQR hosted a GenX Forum Wednesday night.

Latest news