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Brunswick County Coronavirus / Hurricane Information


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County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033


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


View: Brunswick County declares a state of emergency due to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

Overview of Housing Quality Standards

Eligibility Requirements

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Housing Quality Standards

  1. The foundation, stairs, rails, gutters, and porch must be sound and free from hazard.
  2. All entrances to a dwelling must have working locks and form a weather-tight seal.
  3. Windows and frames must be in good condition.
  4. All windows less than six feet from ground level must have locks and window screens that are in good condition.
  5. Any steps or porches 30” high must have handrails.
  6. The floors throughout the structure must be in good condition and free of torn or curled-up flooring that might present a tripping hazard.
  7. Each room must have working electrical outlets. At least two outlets are required for each room or one working outlet and an overhead light.
  8. Each room must be provided with adequate lighting.
  9. The heating and cooling system must be adequate to heat and cool the entire unit.
  10. The water heater must have a drain line coming from the pop-off safety valve and pointing towards the floor.
  11. Kitchen and bathroom faucets must be in good working condition.
  12. All bathrooms must be ventilated (exhaust fan or a window that will open).
  13. Any electrical hazards, such as worn cover plates or outlets, loose hanging wires, frayed wiring, loosely fitting light fixtures, or overloaded circuits, should be repaired immediately.
  14. All plumbing should be watertight and should drain properly.
  15. Any unused appliances, furniture, or debris should be removed from the premises.
  16. Walls, ceilings, and floors should be free of mildew fungus.
  17. All appliances must be in good operating condition.
  18. Privacy must be provided for all bathrooms and bedrooms.
  19. Safe and easy access to the unit must be maintained at all times.
  20. All units must be kept free of insect infestation and infestation by household pests.
  21. All units must contain one working smoke detector per level (up and down stairs).

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) 253-2222
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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