Download photos and video (credit Brunswick County Government): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmT4kj6s Brunswick County Health Services administered its first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Brunswick County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel Tuesday morning. The department is also working with internal and external partners to vaccinate individuals within local law enforcement, fire/rescue teams, Health Services and other medical providers eligible under Phase 1a.…
BRUNSWICK COUNTY COVID-19 SNAPSHOT: AS STATE PREPARES TO ENTER PHASE 3’S MODIFIED STAY AT HOME ORDER, BRUNSWICK COUNTY BEGINS TO SEE IMPACT OF THANKSGIVING GATHERINGS IN LATEST TRENDS (DEC. 11, 2020)
KEY POINTS Brunswick County was upgraded into the Substantial/Orange Tier on the North Carolina COVID-19 County Alert System this week North Carolina enters into a modified Stay at Home Order today requiring people to stay at home between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. through at least Jan. 8, 2021 Brunswick County is working with internal and external partners on vaccination plans to administer the…
Ten More Counties Designated as Red for Critical Community Spread Link: https://governor.nc.gov/news/cases-rising-rapidly-north-carolina-tightens-existing-mask-requirements-and-enforcementRaleighNov 23, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper today issued additional COVID-19 safety measures to tighten mask requirements and enforcement as cases continue to rise rapidly in North Carolina and across the country. Executive Order No. 180 goes into effect on Wednesday, November 25 and runs through Friday, December 11. “I have…
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: