Welcome to NHC Emergency Management

New Hanover County Emergency Management works year-round to build a resilient community that is prepared to respond quickly and efficiently to natural and man-made disasters. During emergency events, the department partners with local, state, and federal agencies to keep the county’s residents and visitors safe. The department also facilitates recovery efforts to rebuild our community following disasters.

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New Hanover County Emergency Management

The New Hanover County Public Safety Communications Center is a consolidated 911 emergency communications facility.
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementSunday, March 22nd, 2020 at 10:51pm
Today's update from #NHCgov: Register of Deeds suspends in-person services, call for PPE donations, playground guidance and more - all to prevent the spread of COVID-19. See the press release at http://ow.ly/aGwy50ySwQJ
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, March 20th, 2020 at 12:58am
A “Presumptive Positive” case means the person has a positive test that was performed at the state’s public lab or a private lab. It is then confirmed by the CDC, but the state’s and CDC’s guidance is to treat presumptive positives as positives in terms of self isolation, contact tracing, and community notification.
Read the county's latest release: http://ow.ly/KH9e50yPRo4
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, March 20th, 2020 at 12:32am
The Monday, March 23 regular meeting of the #NHCgov Board of Commissioners will be held via teleconference. The public can watch the meeting on Spectrum channel 13, Charter channel 5, & streaming on NHCtv.com. Read the official notice: http://ow.ly/wurf50yQqHY
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, March 20th, 2020 at 12:32am
UPDATE: Be advised that failure to comply with social distancing recommendations within New Hanover County grounds will result in closures of playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, and other facilities in the interest of public health.

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Social distancing applies to all spaces - please mind the signs! Keep it to no more than 10 people per group within New Hanover County Parks & Gardens, shelters, or playgrounds, and remember to keep a safe distance of 6 feet between yourself and those at play around you.
New Hanover County Emergency Management
New Hanover County Emergency ManagementFriday, March 20th, 2020 at 12:32am
Social distancing isn’t the same as quarantine or isolation, but it is for your safety and those around you. If you need to be out for work or essential errands, keep these tips in mind! Stay up to date with current community guidance at: Health.NHCgov.com/Coronavirus
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New Hanover County Emergency ManagementThursday, March 19th, 2020 at 1:33am
Check out how you can plug in and help the community through the New Hanover Disaster Coalition #ReadyNHC
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New Hanover Disaster Coalition
Want to learn more about what the coalition is doing in the wake of COVID-19?
Emergency Management: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 115 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6900 • Fax 910-798-6904