Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 2, 2020)


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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 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, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member. The order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others.
  • The CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately. Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should also self-quarantine at home for 14 days after returning.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary
  • The CDC now recommends people with mild COVID-19 symptoms stay home and call their doctor for medical advice.


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

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Health Services

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Public Housing

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Social Services

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Veteran’s Services

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Children’s Services

Brunswick County offers programs to ensure the well-being of children, including assistance programs, investigations into concerns of abuse or neglect, and care for children removed from their homes.

To report a concern of abuse or neglect involving an adult, click here. Information about programs offering assistance with health care coverage is available here.

  • Adoptions: Detailed studies must be completed for those persons applying for adoption. For more information, click here.
  • Car Seat Check: Health Services is a registered Permanent Check Station that offers car seat checks by appointment only.  Contact Nicole Jacobs or Contina Bryant at 910-253-2250 for more information or to make an appointment.  For more information on child passenger safety recommendations, click here.  For more information on NC seat belt law, click here.
  • Child Support Assistance: The Child Support program provides full Child Support service to all public assistance and non-public assistance recipients applying for services. These services include location of absent parent, establishment of paternity, and establishment and enforcement of child support. Apply in person at the Social Services office; no appointment is necessary.
  • Children’s Health Coverage Assistance: Health Choice for Children, Medicaid and Care Coordination for Children offer affordable health insurance or health coverage for children or families who cannot afford health insurance.
  • Children’s Protective Services: Children’s Protective Services provides intervention to children under the age of 18 who are neglected and/or physically, mentally or sexually abused by their parents or caretakers. The appropriate law enforcement office intervenes when the perpetrator of neglect or abuse is a non-caretaker. To report suspected neglect or abuse of a child, call 910-253-2077, 910-253-2114 or 910-253-2185. To make a weekend, after-hours or holiday report of suspected neglect, abuse or exploitation, call 911 and ask to speak to the on-call social worker.
  • Daycare Assistance: The Daycare program provides assistance with the cost of daycare to qualifying parents. Subsidies are paid directly to the childcare facilities contracting with Social Services. Apply in person at the Social Services office; on the day the application is submitted, an appointment for a group meeting will be set.
  • Foster Care: Foster Care Services is always looking for people interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. Contact Tamela Jones at 910-253-2112 or
  • Pediatric Clinic: The Pediatric Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment services by a Family Nurse Practitioner. The clinic accepts referrals from the Child Care for Children (CC4C) program, as well as other agencies, including public schools, day care centers, and Social Services.

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


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