KEY POINTS Brunswick County Health Services, Novant Health, and Dosher Memorial Hospital will receive a combined minimum (baseline) allocation of 1,275 doses next week (Feb. 8-12) Vaccine supplies are considered sufficient to cover all first dose appointments scheduled in the second week of February at the mass vaccination clinic in part due to voluntary cancellations…

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New Hanover Regional medical Center is hosting COVID-19 vaccination scheduling events this week for those in Group 2 (ages 65+). Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the virus, vaccine and what they need to do to schedule an appointment. Dates and locations: Thursday, February 4, from 6 – 8 p.m. in Leland…

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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…

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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…

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Brunswick County shared a COVID-19 Snapshot Update and a letter from our Health and Human Services Department about COVID-19 during the Thanksgiving holiday season today. You can find these updates on the county’s website via the links below. COVID-19 Snapshot Update for Nov. 20: https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/coronavirusupdate11-20-20/ A Letter to Our Residents About COVID-19 This Thanksgiving and Holiday…

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KEY POINTS As of Oct. 2, there are 1,703 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,551 considered recovered, 120 isolating at 94 different households, 5 hospitalized, 27 deaths) and there are 17 cases among non-residents (12 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths) Brunswick County has updated its COVID-19 dashboard to include cases…

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Key Points As of Sept. 17, there are 1,520 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (1,383 considered recovered, 106 isolating at 80 different households, 5 hospitalized, 26 deaths) and 17 cases among non-residents (12 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths) We still have a few months left in hurricane season—make…

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Every year, Brunswick County and the towns, cities, and other utilities that purchase water from Brunswick County, implement an annual flushing program. Public Utilities employees flush the water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short period of time. The flushing cleans out sediment and allows routine maintenance of…

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The City of Northwest rescinded its Declaration of a State of Emergency at 9 a.m. on August 6. The State of Emergency was declared as Tropical Storm, and later, Hurricane Isaias approached the coast. Isaias made landfall on August 4 as a Category 1 Hurricane at Ocean Isle Beach causing wind damage and flooding, leaving…

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The City of Northwest has issued a State of Emergency in response to approaching Hurricane/Tropical storm Isaias. As of the 9:30 a.m. advisory the current track will bring greatest impacts Monday night into early Tuesday morning. Large limbs and some downed trees with scattered power outages are possible. Driving conditions can become hazardous with some…

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