LATEST UPDATE: 3:00 PM, May 28, 2020
Brunswick County Updates
As of Tuesday, May 26, there are now 79 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents:
21 isolating at 13 different homes
3 isolating at a hospital
There are an additional 11 cases among non-residents:
1 isolating within the county
3 transferred monitoring to home county
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has issued guidance for businesses and operations reopening during Phase 2. Businesses and customers are encouraged to participate in the free Count On Me NC program, which allows customers to sign a guest pledge to help keep everyone inthe community healthy and find out which businesses are participating in Count On Me NC and what businesses are doing to maintain safety. Businesses can also be listed as Count On Me NC businesses by taking COVID-19 training developed by public health officials and food safety experts.
The CDC and the PGA have worked together on guidance for golf courses and golfers during the national three-phase approach to lifting restrictions due to COVID-19. According to this guidance, immediate family or approved pairings may ride in properly sanitized carts during Phase 2.
COVID-19 remains a highly contagious virus. Follow the three Ws when you visit any public area to prevent the spread of the virus and respect one another’s health: Wear a cloth face covering; Wait 6 feet apart to avoid close contact and maintain appropriate social distancing; and Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer.