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Contractors, Individuals reminded to sign up now for the Brunswick County Permit Portal to schedule their future inspections

February 16, 2021

Need an inspection for a permit from Brunswick County? It only takes 10 minutes or less through the County’s new online permit portal. Brunswick County Code Administration will transition to using the Brunswick County Permit Portal as its primary method to schedule in-person and virtual inspections starting this Monday, Feb. 15. This includes any inspection necessary for a building, electrical,…

Brunswick County COVID-19 Snapshot Update: Vaccine Appointments Scheduled for the Second Week of February Still on as Scheduled but Supply Remains Low (FEB. 5, 2021)

February 8, 2021

KEY POINTS Brunswick County Health Services, Novant Health, and Dosher Memorial Hospital will receive a combined minimum (baseline) allocation of 1,275 doses next week (Feb. 8-12) Vaccine supplies are considered sufficient to cover all first dose appointments scheduled in the second week of February at the mass vaccination clinic in part due to voluntary cancellations from individuals traveling to other…

NHRMC hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Events

February 4, 2021

New Hanover Regional medical Center is hosting COVID-19 vaccination scheduling events this week for those in Group 2 (ages 65+). Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the virus, vaccine and what they need to do to schedule an appointment. Dates and locations: Thursday, February 4, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Leland at NHRMC Health and Diagnostics…

COVID 19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION

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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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