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:

Link to March 31, 2020 Special Meeting on YouTube.

March 30, 2020 update:

In an effort to ensure compliance with the NC Governor’s Executive Stay-at-Home Order, the Town of Oak Island has amended its State of Emergency Declaration.

  • All beaches are now closed to everyone.
  • All right-of-way parking is closed.
  • All street end accesses are closed.
  • All parks and recreational facilities are closed.
  • Effective immediately, no new rental occupancies of any kind or duration are allowed. Read the full Declaration here.

March 26, 2020 update: 

  • The Town has issued a third amended Declaration of a State of Emergency. This Declaration clarifies that the restriction against pedestrian traffic in beach accesses DOES NOT apply to Town residents or Town property owners. There is NO PARKING allowed in the beach accesses, beach area parking lots, or along the right-of-way. (this was changed with the March 30 Amended Declaration).
  • Click here to read the full Declaration.

March 25, 2020 update

  • The Town has issued an Amended Declaration of a State of Emergency. Right-of-way parking is now eliminated, and boat ramps and all recreational facilities are closed.
  • Click here to see the entire Amended Declaration.

March 24, 2020 update

  • The Town of Oak Island is closing all public beach parking lots and accesses effective Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2020. These closures include the following parking areas: 604 Ocean Drive, the cabana parking lots near SE 46th Street, West Beach (The Point) and Kings’ Lynn.
  • All Town parks and restrooms are also closed effective March 24, 2020. The tennis, basketball, and pickle ball courts are also closed. These closures are in effect until April 30, 2020, unless otherwise modified.

March 23, 2020 afternoon update

  • Amended Declaration signed, short-term rentals (less than 90 days) discontinued through April 30, short-term renters to leave by 2 p.m. Tues, March 24.
  • Special Town Council Meeting – Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 1 p.m. (access will be limited, but the meeting will be livestreamed on Facebook)
  • Click here to read the full update.

March 23, 2020 morning update

  • March 23 4 p.m. Special meeting canceled
  • Town offices and buildings closed to the public effective Tuesday, March 24
  • Town business to be done via email and phone contact – click here for contact info and details on how to make payments
  • Click here to read the full update.

March 21, 2020 update

  • State of Emergency (discontinues short-term rentals less than 3 months’ term, renters to leave by 2 p.m. March 24)
  • Town encourages all travel to be limited to essential travel for property owners and residents, business owners and their respective employees and contractors, and municipal employees and contractors.
  • Click here to read the full update.

March 20, 2020 update

  • Pier and Pierhouse, Par 3 Pro Shop, Recreation Center, Community Center and Skate Park are closed until further notice
  • Click here for the full update.

March 18, 2020 update

  • Advisory board and committee meetings are suspended until further notice.
  • Click here to see the full update.

Updated information will also be shared on all of our social media — Facebook (Town page, Parks and Recreation page, Police Department page and Fire Department page) and Twitter (@OakIsland_Town).

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

CANCELED – Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Bill Smith Park
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Hop on over to Bill Smith Park and find an assortment of colored Easter Eggs, hidden by one of our favorite furry friends. Bring a camera and snag some fantastic photos of the goodies that are hopping down the trail this year

CANCELED – 4th Annual Doggie “Egg”stravaganza @ Salty Dog Park
Apr 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join Oak Island Parks at Recreation at the Salty Dog Park, inside Bill Smith Park. Find special prizes and tasty treats hidden inside Easter eggs throughout the dog park. There will be 2 hunts; dogs over 25lbs. and dogs under 25lbs. Pets MUST be up to date on all vaccines to participate. For questions please all Ryan at (910) 278-4747 or email