Health & Human Services News

System Pressure Advisory & Boil Water Notice

Pender County Utilities Water customers in the central and western areas of the County from NC Highway 11 (Willard), along Highway 117 from the Duplin County Line south to the New Hanover County line, and west of Highway 117 to US 421 served by Pender County Utilities (Rocky Point/Topsail Water & Sewer District) are advised […]

Pender County Health Department Seasonal Flu Clinic Dates

Date                                          Location                                          Time  10/5/17                         Topsail Beach –  Town Hall                         10am-1pm                                       820 S. Anderson Blvd.           Topsail Beach 10/11/17                         Surf City – Welcome Center                         9am – 1pm                                       102 N. Shore Dr.              Surf City 10/24/17                         Topsail Senior Center                                   9am – 2pm                                       20959 US Hwy. 17         Hampstead […]

How to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

Be safe during the solar eclipse today! The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as “eclipse glasses” or hand-held solar viewers. Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the sun; they transmit thousands of […]

Health Officials Encourage Caution as Temperatures Rise

As the heat index rises, local and state health officials urge citizens to take extra precautions against heat-related illnesses. Daytime temperatures have risen to the mid to upper 90’s, and emergency room visits for heat related illnesses have risen as well, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. “As we approach […]

Assistance with Wildlife Problems.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Click the links below to find assistance with wildlife: Tips on coexisting with wildlife Hazards of Feeding Wildlife (PDF) Wildlife Damage Control Contact a private Wildlife Damage Control Agent Contact a licensed trapper during the trapping season Request a Wildlife Depredation Permit Can’t find an answer about a wildlife problem? Call […]

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