New Hanover County Public Health has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since early March 2020, and continues to serve the community through education, contact tracing, vaccinations, and more.
COVID-19 data for New Hanover County is gathered and updated from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboards. For more information, visit CDC.gov or NCDHHS.gov.
COVID-19 Relief Programs for Businesses & Nonprofits
New Hanover County launched a variety of financial aid and COVID-19 Relief Programs (PDF) utilizing American Rescue Plan funds in response to the needs of our community. A $4.5 million grant program for businesses, established in collaboration with the city, and a $700,000 grant program for nonprofits, were established in the summer of 2021. Applications for both grant programs have now closed.