Brunswick County COVID-19 Snapshot: Remember to factor COVID-19 into your hurricane preparations, flu season plans
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 would…
Brunswick County COVID-19 Snapshot: Brunswick County Sees Encouraging Trends In Case Counts, Face Coverings And Social Distancing Still Vital Efforts As We Move Into September
KEY POINTS As of Friday, Aug. 21, there are now 1,354 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,187 considered recovered, 138 isolating at 103 different homes, 7 hospitalized, 22 deaths) and 17 cases involving non-residents (1 isolating in the county, 11 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths). While a majority of cases are recovering, in…
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?
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: