Information on COVID-19

02.28.2022

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All community members aged 5 or older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

Note: Those aged 5-17 are eligible for the Pfizer version of the vaccine only. Health Services requires written permission from a parent/legal guardian to administer vaccines to those aged 5-15 and to administer booster vaccines to those aged 12-17. If someone else brings your child to their appointment, complete a consent form to send with them. Click here to download consent form.

Español: Los niños de 5-11 años ahora son elegibles para programar citas y recibir la vacuna pediátrica COVID-19 de Pfizer BioNTech en la clínica de Servicios de Salud del Condado de Brunswick en Bolivia. Las vacunas COVID-19 son gratuitas y no se requiere seguro. Si su hijo va a asistir a su cita con alguien que no sea su padre o tutor legal, el padre/tutor legal deberá enviar un formulario de permiso firmado con el niño. Descargue un formulario de permiso aquí. Para programar la cita de su hijo/a, llame al 910-253-2339 o programe en línea aquí.

Ages 12 and Older

Vaccinations for those aged 12 and older are available at the Brunswick County drive-thru clinic in Shallotte or at any scheduled pop-up clinics countywide. Appointments are no longer required at the Shallotte drive-thru or any pop-up clinics, although community members can still book appointments for the drive-thru clinic in Shallotte if they prefer.

Vaccine Clinics

Brunswick County Health Services is transitioning its main COVID-19 vaccination efforts to its main clinic in Bolivia (25 Courthouse Drive) beginning Thursday, Feb. 24. Appointments will be required for all vaccine appointments beginning this date.

The last day to receive a COVID-19 vaccination at the drive-thru clinic in Shallotte (5200 Bridgers Road) will be Wednesday, Feb. 23 (open to ages 12 and up only). Appointments are not required for the remaining days of operation at the drive-thru clinic.

Appointments for pediatric COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11 remain available at the main clinic in Bolivia, as well.

COVID-19 vaccines are free to everyone regardless of whether they have insurance. There are two ways to make an appointment—schedule online or call the Public Health Call Line.

  • Schedule online here
  • Call the Public Health Call Line at 253.2339 (Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays)

Health Services is currently scheduling appointments for first and second doses for everyone aged 5 and up, third additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna (mRNA) vaccines for the immunocompromised, and booster vaccines for eligible individuals (see eligibility requirements below).

Anyone who needs to speak with someone or who does not have access to a computer or Internet can call the Public Health Call Line for assistance with appointments.

Brunswick County Health Services can accommodate vaccines for individuals who received their first dose somewhere else. Bring documentation of your first dose in the event we are unable to locate your records in CVMS.

Other Vaccination Opportunities

COVID-19 vaccines may be available at the following locations, as supplies are available. Make sure you check with these locations directly for questions about their vaccination process and/or events and to see if you need to schedule an appointment first.

Additional Doses and Boosters

Third Additional Doses

Third additional doses of the Pfizer and Moderna (mRNA) vaccines for moderately to severely immunocompromised people are available to eligible community members. Individuals are required to self-attest to being moderately to severely immunocompromised when they arrive for their third dose appointment. Third additional doses should be administered at least 28 days after the second dose.

Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Vaccine Eligibility

Individuals aged 12 and up, who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, are eligible to receive a booster shot following 5 months or more after their initial series.

At this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is authorized and recommended for adolescents aged 12 and 17. Written parental consent is required. If you will not be with your child, complete a consent form to send with them. Forms are available for download above.

Moderna Booster Vaccine Eligibility

Individuals aged 18 and up, who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, are eligible to receive a booster shot following 5 months or more after their initial series.

Johnson & Johnson Booster Vaccine Eligibility

Individuals aged 18 and up, who received a J&J vaccine, are eligible to receive a booster shot following two or more months after their initial dose.

Note: Individuals are now able to receive any brand of COVID-19 vaccine for their booster shot. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received and others may prefer to get a different booster. Individuals can call the Public Health Call Line during regular hours of operation for any questions they may have about booster vaccines.

 

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COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard (NCDHHS)

Follow the links below for the most up-to-date COVID-19 data for our county and state on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 Dashboard.

Note: Beginning Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, Brunswick County will discontinue updates to the case count table. Current and historical case count data and other metrics related to COVID-19 for Brunswick County and North Carolina are available on the NCDHHS COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard.

Quick Links to Coronavirus Information

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