PENDER COUNTY –New Hanover Medical Center is closing the ER in Scotts Hill and Pender Memorial.

Here is the notice they have posted:

With Hurricane Florence approaching our region, we are taking the following steps to help ensure the safety of our community, patients and staff:

Our facilities at Pender Memorial Hospital in Burgaw; the NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital in Wilmington; and NHRMC Emergency Department – North in Scotts Hill will close at 12 p.m. (noon) on Wednesday, September 12.

NHRMC will be closing all non-emergency entrances at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, in anticipation of Hurricane Florence.

For all storm-related updates and closings, click here on the link below.

Pender County Emergency Management will post updates on the Facebook page at and on the website If you need assistance call the EM office at 910- 259-1210.



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