The COVID-19 emergency has brought many disruptive changes to those that make up our communities, but few more significant than to business owners who are navigating both personal and professional impacts. Whether it’s reducing business hours, enduring temporary closures or scrambling to find new ways to operate, the pandemic has created a trying time for many.…

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Key Points As of April 2, there are 23 positive cases of COVID-19, 225 pending test results and 457 confirmed negative test results, totaling 705 tests administered so far. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 is now in effect: Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy,…

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The City of Northwest will be closing City Hall and the City Park until further notice, according to a proclamation released by Mayor James A. Knox. The notice comes as a follow-up to the state of emergency declared on March 23rd due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the threat it poses to the public. Click here…

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To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for March 2020 and April 2020 to current Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients in North Carolina. NCDHHS received federal authority to implement the program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on March…

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Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (March 30, 2020) Key Points As of March 30, there are 14 positive cases of COVID-19, 301 pending test results, and 247 confirmed negative test results in Brunswick County, totaling 562 tests administered so far. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 takes effect today, Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. It orders people…

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Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (March 29, 2020) Key Points As of March 29, there are 12 positive cases of COVID-19, 309 pending test results, and 219 confirmed negative test results in Brunswick County, totaling 540 administered tests so far. The CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic…

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Key Points As of March 28, there are 12 positive cases of COVID-19, 303 pending test results, and 209 confirmed negative test results in Brunswick County, totaling 524 administered tests so far Governor Roy Cooper ordered people in the state of North Carolina to stay at home for thirty days, until April 29, 2020, in…

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Key Points As of March 26, there are 11 positive cases of COVID-19, 240 pending test results, and 155 confirmed negative test results in Brunswick County, totaling 406 administered tests so far Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should self-quarantine at home for…

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Key Points As of March 25, there are 10 positive cases and 216 pending test sample results in Brunswick County Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should self-quarantine at home for 14 days after returning All Brunswick County parks remain open to the public at their regularly scheduled hours;…

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