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A Public Service Profile for Mental Health

Posted May 23, 2022 at 9:06 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Established in 1949, May is observed as Mental Health Awareness Month across the United States. Here in New Hanover County, mental health continues to be … Read More »

Economic Mobility – Where do we go from here?

Posted April 19, 2022 at 8:54 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet In 2014, New Hanover County commissioned an economic development strategy, commonly referred to as the Garner Report. The goal of this document was simple – … Read More »

A Public Service Profile for Diversity & Equity

Posted March 15, 2022 at 11:17 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet In June 2020, New Hanover County established the Office of Diversity & Equity. The mission of this new office was clear – promote an inclusive … Read More »

Port City United for Change

Posted February 18, 2022 at 8:45 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet I’ll believe it when I see it. They are words that have truly stuck with me and others on our staff here at New Hanover County for many months. Like … Read More »

A Public Service Profile for Pandemic Operations

Posted January 25, 2022 at 9:08 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet As I shared this past November, New Hanover County Commissioners and staff developed an innovative model, through the use of American Rescue Plan funds, to … Read More »

Combating COVID, helping our community take center stage in 2021

Posted December 17, 2021 at 8:28 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Around this time one year ago, we reflected on all that had occurred in 2020 and knew we were finishing a year unlike anything any of us had … Read More »

County takes innovative, forward-thinking approach for pandemic operations

Posted November 19, 2021 at 8:37 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The past 20 months have been grueling for many of us. Among those most impacted in their workload and care for the community has been our Health and Human … Read More »

COVID-19 relief dollars directly benefit residents

Posted October 26, 2021 at 8:54 am     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet In April, the message I shared with you talked about the Commissioners approval of its strategy to utilize the $45.4 million in federal money from the American Rescue Plan to address … Read More »

Connecting Resources for Safer Schools and Community

Posted September 22, 2021 at 2:11 pm     Category: General

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Over the past few weeks, after a shooting occurred on the campus of New Hanover High School, I have taken a lot of time to … Read More »

Masks, Vaccines, and Workplace Safety

Posted August 24, 2021 at 8:49 am     Category: General

August 24, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The COVID-19 pandemic has been an exhausting, ongoing crisis. Those of us in New Hanover County are used to encountering a hurricane … Read More »

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