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Brunswick County COVID-19 Snapshot: Brunswick County Updates COVID-19 Dashboard to Include Additional Details on Molecular, Antigen Testing for Positive Cases; North Carolina Moves into Phase 3 Friday (OCT. 2, 2020)

October 1, 2020

KEY POINTS As of Oct. 2, there are 1,703 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,551 considered recovered, 120 isolating at 94 different households, 5 hospitalized, 27 deaths) and there are 17 cases among non-residents (12 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths)Brunswick County has updated its COVID-19 dashboard to include cases identified through antigen testing methods and…

Brunswick County COVID-19 Snapshot: Remember to factor COVID-19 into your hurricane preparations, flu season plans

September 17, 2020

Key Points As of Sept. 17, there are 1,520 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,383 considered recovered, 106 isolating at 80 different households, 5 hospitalized, 26 deaths) and 17 cases among non-residents (12 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths) We still have a few months left in hurricane season—make plans now for where you…

FREE CLEANUP WEEK September 14, 2020 – September 19, 2020

September 11, 2020

COVID 19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION

What is COVID-19 Coronavirus?

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person-to-person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.  (Source: CDC)

What Are the Symptoms?

 

Have Symptoms or Think You've Been Exposed?

If you think you might have novel coronavirus, you should reach out to your primary care provider first before traveling to their site to alert them of your symptoms so they can make appropriate steps to protect you and others.

Have a Question?

Brunswick County has opened a joint information center featuring a public health call line with county nurses available to answer questions and provide information to residents about the novel coronavirus. The phone line will be available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice.

The County also has an email account where residents can send in their questions via email. Emails sent over the weekend will be answered on the next business day.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CALL LINE AND EMAIL INFORMATION

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services continues to operate its own public health call line that is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Individuals can call to speak with a public health professional at any time at 1.866.462.3821.

Need More Information?

Please click here for Brunswick County's COVID-19 information page

Click here for the N.C. Department of Health & Human Services COVID-19 response page.

More information can also be found on the CDC and NCDHHS websites.

North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211

The County has information and resources for individuals and businesses that need assistance via the follow webpages:

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