Coronavirus tests are available in Brunswick County. If you suspect you have symptoms of coronavirus, you should contact your primary medical provider first to alert them of their symptoms and have a physician determine if a test is required and if they provide tests. If your need additional assistance to locate a provider to test, you should contact Brunswick County Public Health Services for assistance.It is ultimately up to the primary medical provider to determine who should get tested. They will consider these symptoms:

Those who have fever or lower respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath) and close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case within the past 14 days; OR

Those who have fever and lower respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath) and a negative rapid flu testThe NCDHHS also updated its guidance March 23 for medical professionals when considering whether to administer a COVID-19 test and more.

Full details are available at https://files.nc.gov/ncdhhs/documents/files/covid-19/COVID-19-Provider-Guidance-03-23-20-Final.pdf

Full details about testing in Brunswick County including information from Novant Health primary clinics and Dosher Memorial Hospital is at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/coronavirus/testing/Coronavirus Information & Resources

Click below to access more information and resources from Brunswick County concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

General Information on Coronavirus
Coronavirus Testing Information
Understanding Your Risk For Coronavirus
County Contact Information & Virtual ServicesCOVID-19
Community Assistance Resources
Resources for Businesses in Response to COVID-19
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