Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 8, 2020)

04.06.2020

Click Here for the Latest Coronavirus Update >> brunswickcountync.gov/alert-ticker/information-on-coronavirus/

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

Read >> Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Order No. 121

 

Key Points

  • As of April 8, there are 29 positive cases of COVID-19, 87 pending test results and 734 confirmed negative test results, totaling 850 tests administered so far. Of the 29 positive cases, 16 are male and 13 are female; 18 are considered recovered cases and one is a death associated to COVID-19.
  • Do not travel or encourage others to travel to and from Brunswick County during Easter weekend or the rest of April to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our county and state.
  • If you recently traveled to Brunswick County from another country, another state, or even another county in North Carolina, you need to take responsible, proactive measures to quarantine yourself and any fellow travelers now.
  • Brunswick County government offices are closed this Friday to observe Good Friday. Friday trash and recycling collection will take place as usual.
  • See a full list of food resources and programs available to those who need assistance in the full update (contact and/or applications/qualifications might be necessary).
  • Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary

 

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

Health Clinics

Patient Portal

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Immunizations

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Health Clinics

Brunswick County Health Clinics are located in Building A at the Government Complex in Bolivia. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Some services require appointments. For information about services available, or to make an appointment, please click on the tabs below or call (910) 253-2250.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program

The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (NC BCCCP) provides free or low-cost mammograms and cervical cancer screenings (Pap test) and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina.

To learn more about the program, please visit the BCCCP Clinic page.  To make an appointment at the Brunswick County BCCCP Clinic, please call 1-888-428-4429 (toll-free) or 910-253-2250.

Communicable Disease Control

The Communicable Disease Clinic prevents the spread of infectious diseases in the community by investigating cases and outbreaks, reporting data, and implementing prevention and control measures.

For more information, please visit the Communicable Disease Control page.

Family Planning

Brunswick County Health Services Family Planning Clinic provides education, counseling, and medical services to improve the reproductive health of adult and adolescent clients. Services include providing contraception to help women and men plan and space births along with preventing unintended pregnancies; offering pregnancy testing and counseling; helping clients who want to conceive; providing basic infertility services with referrals if needed; providing preconception health services to improve infant and maternal outcomes and improve women’s and men’s health; and providing sexually transmitted disease (STD) screening to prevent tubal infertility and improve the health of women, men, and infants.

For more information, please visit the Brunswick County Family Planning page.

Immunizations

Immunizations (vaccines) are available to children and adults.  For more information, please visit the Brunswick County Immunizations page.

Maternity Health

Brunswick County Maternity Health Services offers pregnant women comprehensive prenatal care by physicians and certified nurse midwives with the option to deliver at New Hanover Regional Medical Center or Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.

For more information, please visit the Brunswick County Maternity Health Services page.

Pediatric Clinic

The Pediatric Clinic provides primary care services by a Family Nurse Practitioner. The clinic accepts referrals from the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) program, as well as other agencies, including public schools, day care centers, and Social Services.

For more information, please visit the Brunswick County Pediatric Clinic page.

STD Screenings

The Communicable Disease Clinic provides testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, or STDs, for men and women ages 13 and older.

For more information, please visit the Brunswick County STD Screenings page.

Tuberculosis Clinic

The Tuberculosis Clinic offers testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis (TB) infections and active tuberculosis disease for all aged individuals. The nurses in the TB clinic also investigate contacts of active TB cases. Health Services has the legal authority and responsibility to coordinate all TB efforts in its jurisdiction.

For more information, please visit the Brunswick County Tuberculosis Clinic page.

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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.

Contact

25 COURTHOUSE DRIVE
BUILDING A

MAILING ADDRESS: PO BOX 9
BOLIVIA NC, 28422

(910) 253-2250
(888) 428-4429
HEALTH@BRUNSWICKCOUNTYNC.GOV
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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