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 Sheriff’s Office is available to you 24/7. We remain on duty, protecting and serving you and your families. Never hesitate to call on us if you need us. If you have questions about the stay-at-home order, we will do our best to answer them. You may email us directly at For questions related to the Coronavirus, continue to use the County Hotline at 910-253-2339 or  Sheriff John W. Ingram V – Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office

Hope4NC Helpline is a new mental health resource to support North Carolinians throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Call 1-855-587-3463 for support 24/7.

Local and State Public Health Call Lines

Brunswick County Public Health Call Line

The County is operating a joint information center with a Public Health Call Line and email to answer residents’ coronavirus questions (available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). More information is also available on our website at

Individuals who have questions afterhours are encouraged to use the North Carolina 2-1-1 program or call the North Carolina Public Health Call Line, which has public health professionals available 24 hours a day every day to answer questions.

NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • 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


To receive regular updates and/or breaking news, please sign-up below:
Town of Sunset Beach
Brunswick County
North Carolina 2-1-1 Program
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211
NC Department of Health and Human Services

Emergency Alert Notifications (phone calls, text, and/or emails)

Updates from BC Partners in Response to Coronavirus

Brunswick County Schools
Brunswick County Courthouse

In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Courthouse hours have been reduced to 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Monday, April 6.

The Courthouse urges you to visit their website at or call 810-253-3900 prior to visiting as most business can be handled over the phone or by mail.

Brunswick Community College
Novant Health
  • Online coronavirus assessment tool found at
  • 24/7 helpline for patients are experiencing symptoms and have questions on how to best seek care: 877-499-1697 or 877-9NOVANT
Dosher Memorial Hospital


For media inquiries, contact the Public Information Officer at 910.253.2995 or email

MCLEOD TELEHEALTH – For the safety and support of our community, McLeod Health is now offering FREE virtual screenings for the Coronavirus in South Carolina through McLeod TeleHealth. Connect with a trained medical professional for symptoms like fever, sore throat, cough, or shortness of breath through video anytime from anywhere using a computer. smartphone or tablet. To access this free service, sign up online at or download the McLeod TeleHealth app from App Store or Google Play, and enter code COVID19.

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