Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 2, 2020)

04.02.2020

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 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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Children’s Storytime at the Library

Children’s Storytime events are available at most library locations. These kid-friendly events are designed to introduce children to reading, with children’s attention spans and occasional wiggles factored in!

Storytime takes place at the following times. holiday schedule permitting:

Harper Library (Southport) – Mondays 10:00am (Sept. through April)
Rourk Library (Shallotte) – Thursdays 10:00am (year round)
Leland Library (Leland) – Tuesdays 10:00am (Sept. through May)
Barbee Library (Oak Island) – Tuesdays 10:00am (Sept. though April)

Check your nearest branch’s calendar for exact dates and times on our events calendar.

Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County libraries are currently closed to the public, but staff are available to answer questions over the phone and email. Contact a library branch via the contact information below.

Harper Library

109 W Moore St.
Southport, NC
28461

Friends of the Library

910-457-6237
Email

 

Rourk Library

5068 Main St.
Shallotte, NC
28470

910-754-6578
Email

 

Leland Library

487 Village Rd.
Leland, NC
28451

910-371-9442
Email

 

Barbee Library

8200 E Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC
28465

Friends of the Library

910-278-4283
Email

 

Southwest Brunswick Branch Library

9400 Ocean Highway West
Carolina Shores, NC
28467

910-575-0173
Email

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