Link: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/ncdhhs-releases-new-guidance-thanksgiving-celebrations-black-friday-shopping The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance for Thanksgiving celebrations and Black Friday shopping to help North Carolinians gauge the risks, protect their friends and loved ones, and slow the spread of COVID-19. “The best way to protect loved ones during Thanksgiving is to limit travel and gatherings with…

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Next update: Thursday, May 28, unless an additional release is required. Brunswick County updates its COVID-19 case counts daily (including weekends) for residents and the media to view at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/alert-ticker/information-on-coronavirus/ KEY POINTS As of Tuesday, May 26, there are now 79 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (53 considered recovered, 21 isolating at 13 different…

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KEY POINTS Health Services identified two more residents who received a positive test result for the novel coronavirus Tuesday. As of Tuesday, May 19, there are now 61 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (46 considered recovered, 11 isolating at home, 2 isolating at a hospital, 2 deaths) and 10 cases among non-residents (5…

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KEY POINTS Health Services identified three more individuals who received a positive test result for the novel coronavirus Sunday. As of May 17, there are now 58 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (44 considered recovered, 11 isolating at home, 1 isolating at a hospital, 2 deaths) and 10 cases among non-residents (5 considered…

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KEY POINTS Health Services identified two more individuals who received a positive test result for the novel coronavirus Saturday. As of May 16, there are now 55 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (43 considered recovered, 9 isolating at home, 1 isolating at a hospital, 2 deaths) and 10 cases among non-residents (5 considered…

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Key Points As more businesses prepare to reopen, follow the information and guidance for businesses about Phase 1 on the NCDHHS website, including the reopening checklist, cleaning and disinfection tips, and links to materials like the Know Your Ws and occupancy signage. Phase 1 still includes a modified version of the Governor’s Stay at Home Order. Limiting your…

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KEY POINTS Phase 1 still includes a modified version of the Governor’s Stay at Home Order. Limit nonessential travel and do not plan any day trips or vacations during Phase 1 (through May 22) in or out of Brunswick County (including South Carolina). Although Phase 1 is now in effect, the threat of COVID-19 is still…

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