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Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 3, 2020)


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Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

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April 3 Update

  • Brunswick County Public Health is reporting the first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) associated death in Brunswick County today. Full details >>
  • As of April 3, there are 24 positive cases of COVID-119, 182 pending test results and 523 confirmed negative test results, totaling 729 tests administered so far. There is one death associated to COVID-19 in the county.


Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821


North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211


The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:


Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

VOAD: Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

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Brunswick County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

Questions about who to contact for help, how to volunteer or how to donate items? Contact Emergency Services Volunteer and Nonprofit Coordinator Leslie Stanley for direction to the appropriate VOAD agency or county department based on your needs.

Partner Organizations to Assist with Unmet and Construction Needs

Case Management

Organizations assisting with unmet needs such as food, diapers, bill assistance, etc.
Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA)910-754-4766
Hope 4 NC910-444-9475
Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. (BSRI)910-754-6297
Catholic Charities910-251-8130
Brunswick Housing Opportunities (BHO)910-253-0699
Brunswick County Department of Social Services910-253-2072

Diaper Bank, Brunswick Baptist Association

The Brunswick Baptist Association hosts a diaper bank every Wednesday at 1041 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia (unless it falls directly before or on a holiday). Individuals must be referred by the Department of Social Services, a pastor of a local church, or a medical office. All referrals must be made by email no later than the Tuesday before. Phone referrals will not be accepted.

The referral must include the individual’s name receiving the diapers, the number of children needing diapers and their sizes, and the person who is making the referral with their complete contact information. All referrals must be emailed to

Additionally, the recipient is required to present a photo ID. More information needed? Call The Brunswick Baptist Association 910.754.7979.

Construction: Tarps/Muck/Debris Removal

Baptist on Mission (NC Baptist Men) Brunswick Baptist Association910-754-7979
NC Conference United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)984-365-9084
Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM)910-399-7563
Brunswick Housing Opportunities (BHO)910-253-0699

Construction: Furniture

Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity910-454-0007

Requests for Cleanup Assistance

Individuals who need trees or debris removed, tarps and/or mucking and cleaning of homes should FIRST take pictures of what they need and then call the toll free number for FREE assistance. Volunteer organizations are standing by to provide cleanup assistance.
Crisis Cleanup Assistance844-965-1386

Interested in Volunteering?

Thank you for your interest in assisting Brunswick County.  Please reach out to the above agency/agencies of your choice to learn of their volunteer opportunities.

*Brunswick County Department of Social Services does not currently have volunteer opportunities.

Other Resources

Click the links below to visit these websites that offer disaster assistance.

Legal Aid of North Carolina Disaster Relief

  • Toll-free helpline: 1 (866) 219-5262
  • Help for seniors (60+): 1 (877) 579-7562
  • Health insurance navigators: 1 (855) 733-3711
Disaster Relief Services
  • Avoiding scams and fraud
  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance
  • Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • FEMA benefits
  • Insurance claims
  • Lost rent-to-own property
  • ReadyNC cases
  • Replacing government benefits
  • Replacing lost documents
  • Rights of homeowners
  • Rights of tenants
  • Utility assistance
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Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.



(910) 253-5383
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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