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RECENT NEWS

COVID-19 funeral expense assistance available

June 17, 2021

[FEMA] — Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. HOW TO APPLY: Call the toll free COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number Applications begin on April 12, 2021844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585 Hours of Operation:Monday – Friday9 a.m.…

Brunswick County Health Services now vaccinating everyone 12 and up for COVID-19

June 2, 2021

BOLIVIA, N.C.— Community members aged 12 through 15  are now eligible to schedule and receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Brunswick County Health Services’ vaccine clinic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director issued their official recommendation Wednesday to begin offering and vaccinating 12- through 15-year-old adolescents with the Pfizer vaccine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the…

Brunswick County issues Stage 1 – Water Conservation Alert

June 2, 2021

Bolivia, NC – To ensure adequate water is available for essential needs, Brunswick County declared a Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert effective immediately on May 21. Water conservation alerts affect all customers of public water systems anywhere in Brunswick County. Brunswick County asks the users of public water systems throughout the county to be diligent in using water wisely. Demand for water…

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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