Brunswick County/Health Department updates:

Please visit for the latest information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Brunswick County.

Click here to see a FAQ for the Governor’s Stay at Home order.

Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information

Individuals who have questions after hours or over the weekend are encouraged to call the North Carolina Public Health Call Line, which has public health professionals available 24 hours a day every day to answer questions: 1-866-462-3821

Helpful Links and Resources

Residents can find information and receive updates from the County as they are issued a number of ways:

Town of Oak Island updates:

  • The beaches are open. The cabana restroom facility is closed and there are no porta-johns at any accesses.
  • Beach accesses and parking lots are open for parking – parking is still not allowed in the right-of-way. Towing for non-compliant vehicles will be enforced.
  • There are no restrictions on rentals.
  • New parking decals are now available for residents and property owners. The decals are purple, and allow parking along the beachfront in spaces marked as restricted. The decals are $10 each and will be valid through December 31, 2021 (the teal decals will still be valid through June 30, 2020). Click here for the application. Decals are limited to 3 per property. Town Hall is still closed — completed decal forms (with copies of required documentation) and payments may be placed in an envelope and put in the drop box on SE 47th St. in the gravel parking lot by the basketball court or sent through the mail. Please note there is a $1 fee for mailing the decals.
  • Parks are open, but not the playground equipment. Boat ramps are open and the parking lots near them are open (but parking is not allowed in the right-of-way). Floating docks are open. The Par 3 Golf Course is open, but the Pro Shop is not, and payment is by credit card only.
  • The basketball, tennis and pickleball courts remain closed. All other Town recreational facilities remain closed.
  • Click here to see the Town’s notice regarding suspension of water service cutoffs for non-payment.
  • All Town buildings remain closed and business is being conducted via email and phone. Click here for info on how to make payments and how to contact departments/employees. The Town’s dump/convenience site on Airport Road is open – click here for hours and guidelines.
  • Everyone is strongly encouraged to comply with all recommendations from the Federal and State governments, the CDC and the Executive Orders issued by the Governor of the State of North Carolina, including limiting groups to no more than 10 people inside and no more than 25 people outside, limiting activities in public and maintaining at least six (6) feet of distance from other people. Click here for a FAQ from the Governor’s office and click here to see the Governor’s Phase 2 Safer at Home order.
  • To see the Town’s previous updates, or a copy of any of the Declarations of a State of Emergency, click here.

2020 Census

  • Oak Islanders – have you responded to the 2020 Census yet? So far, we only have only a 41.8% response rate, and we need to do better than that! The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade, according to the US Census Bureau. If you haven’t responded yet, you can visit Check for more details about why being counted matters.

Town Hall: 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Hours: Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (910) 278-5011

Upcoming Meetings

Community Events

Labor Day Surf Off @ Ocean Crest Pier
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate with Oak Island Parks and Recreation this Labor Day Weekend for the 2020 Labor Day Surf Off! Join in on the fun as we send off the summer season with a day of sun, surf, and competition. Categories are available for: groms, youth girls and boys, teens, as well as adult men and women. Beginners and more seasoned surfers are encouraged to participate. There is also a paddleboard race, as well as a bodyboarding category.

Spookacular @ OKI Recreation Center
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fall is upon us, and Oak Island would like to invite your family to the 2020 Halloween Spooktacular! Come dressed in your Halloween best as we spend the evening celebrating the fall season with contests, live music, games, and more! This FREE family friendly Halloween event offers a multitude of booths with carnival type activities and will be distributing candy to children ages 13 and under.