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RECENT NEWS

Life-threatening Rip Currents and Rough Surf from Hurricane Larry Swells

September 8, 2021

Hurricane Larry will cause dangerous conditions as it passes offshore. See the infographics below for more information.

City of Northwest Providing Hurricane Preparedness Bags

August 13, 2021

The City of Northwest will distribute hurricane preparedness bags to the community on August 14. Bags will be given out at City hall (4889 Vernon Rd.) from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or until all bags are gone. There is a limited number of bags so the event will be first come first serve.

Spring Green Baptist Church hosting “Fun Day”

July 30, 2021

Spring Green Baptist Church is hosting a “Fun Day” on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will include free food , games. The event will also offer free COVID shots, with all three types of shots available. The Fun Day happens at Spring Green Baptist Church, located at 5417 Port Royal Rd.

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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