Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 6, 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 6, there are 26 positive cases of COVID-19, 124 pending test results and 626 confirmed negative test results, totaling 776 tests administered so far. Of the 26 positive cases, 13 have recovered; one is a death associated to COVID-19.
  • The location of COVID-19 cases in Brunswick County is a frequently asked question. Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 are in isolation in their homes located within the majority of zip codes throughout the county. Brunswick County citizens should assume that community transmission of COVID-19 is present in their neighborhoods and take the appropriate precautions.
  • 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).
  • 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. 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

Social Services

Medicaid & Food and Nutrition Services

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Children’s Services

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Adult Services

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Child Support Services

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Brunswick County Social Services

Welcome to Brunswick County Social Services! We partner with individuals, families, and communities to meet the needs of Brunswick County citizens. We aim to promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families and prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable citizens.

We administer various programs, including Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps), Work First, Child Support Services, Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Foster Parent Licensing, and Adult Services. Our staff is committed to providing services to Brunswick County residents in a timely and respectful manner.

  • 60 Government Center Drive (Building B)
  • Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Call 910-253-2077
  • Email
  • The Health and Human Services Board meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Health Services Boardroom.


As a precaution and to prevent the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus, Brunswick County DSS is not offering Face to Face assistance for Medicaid, Food and Nutrition, CIP, and Child Support programs.

Applying for benefits :

If you wish to apply for Food and Nutrition Services and Medicaid benefits online at or call 910-253-2075 to request an application be mailed to you.

Child Support applications can be completed online at or call 910-253-2551 to request an application be mailed to you.

To schedule a virtual appointment, please call 910-253-2077, select option #1

For questions regarding your benefits or report changes, please see the phone list below.

Food and Nutrition Staff List:

Caseworker Phone Number Client Last Name

Jennifer Pickett         253-2161      ABAWD / A – Brady

Annette Bradford      253-2091     Branch – Dobbins

Dakota Evans            253-2134     Dobyns – Hernandez

Angela Bailey             253-2177      Hernandez-A – Lopez

Marcy Norris             253-2155     Lopez-A – Pollard

Julie Shouse              253-2153     Polletta – Stemple

Chanel Wall               253-2375     Stephens – Z

Family and Children Medicaid Staff List:

Misty Bryant            253-2090     A – Burt

Andrea Bernard       253-2229    Buru – Ed

Sara Knox                 253-2141     Fe – Has

Frany Hardy            253-2158     Hat – Keel

Liz Stone                  253-2203    Keem – Moi

Andrea Ellixson     253-2196     Mok – Rho

Pamela LaRosa      253-2992    Rhu – Sw

Jennifer Carter      253-2904    Sy – Z

Carmen Diaz          253-2090 A-Z Spanish Speaking

Adult Medicaid Staff List:

Caseworker Phone Number Client Last Name

Holly More            253-2178   A – Dunn

Cyndi Crumpler   253-2172   Duno – Kot

Tasha Clarida       253-2160   Koy – Robertson

Robin Beck           253-2168   Robeson – Z

Special Assistance and Long-Term Care Staff List:

Theresa Hayes      253-2131   A – Hay

Trai Hartsfield     253-2228   Haz – Pi

Tammy Maggard  253-2171   Pl – Z

Child Support Staff List:


Amber Teague             253-2099

Christina Hendricks  253-2551


Pat Sellers Robbins   253-2169 A – L

Wendy Cardinal         253-2095 M – Z


Anthony Bethea        253-2152   A – Do

Melissa Long            253-2097   Dr – Je

Natekka Howard     253-2089   Jo – Moo

Iris Brown                253-2102   Mor – Sma

Kat Silvernail          253-2102   Smi – Z

Interstate: all cases involving another state

Serena Bowman   253-2159

If you wish to apply for Medicaid Transportation or have any questions regarding the program, please call

Fran Hardy        253-2247

Erin Ferguson   253-2124



View news and announcements.

View our contact information You can find out how to make a report of abuse or neglect.



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) 253-2077
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Please do not email reports of abuse or neglect.
If you need to make a CPS or APS report, please call 910-253-2077 during business hours.  After Hours call 911 and ask to speak to the on call social worker.

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