Brunswick County/Health Department updates:
Please visit https://www.brunswickcountync.gov 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:
June 30, 2020:
Effective Monday, June 29, 2020:
- Masks are required to be worn in all Town buildings, under the N.C. Governor’s Executive Order #147 (https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO147-Phase-2-Extension.pdf)
- See a more detailed release from the Town here.
- If you do not have a mask, stop at the Receptionist’s desk to get one.
- If you have an appointment, stop at the Receptionist’s desk for a temperature check – the employee with whom you have an appointment will be contacted and you’ll be directed to an office or conference room.
- The Town still encourages business to be handled over phone or through email as much as possible. (See information sheet for each department’s contact details here).
- The Governor’s Executive Order also requires masks to be worn outside when social distancing cannot be maintained. Also, outside gatherings are still limited to no more than 25 people. (Visit https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO-147-FAQ.pdf to read an FAQ sheet provided by the Governor’s office).
June 11, 2020 Update
- Parking is now allowed in the right-of-way (read the entire Eighth Amended Declaration of a State of Emergency here). Previous amended Declarations included the following: The beach, beach accesses and parking lots are open to all. Parking in spots marked as designated for residents and property owners is allowed only with a decal (applications for new decals are available here, limit 3 vehicles per property). The tennis, pickleball and basketball courts are open, and so are the parks (public restrooms are still closed). The boat ramps are open. The Farmers Market is open on Mondays, from 8 am to 1 pm (SE 46th and Dolphin Dr.). The fireworks are on for July 1 at 9 pm, and will be fired off from the Oak Island Pier. The summer concert series begins July 10. Social distancing measures are still recommended, according to the Governor’s Executive Order. Beach Day (with modified activities) is rescheduled for July 25. Town buildings and facilities will re-open to the public on July 15 (except the Rec Center) — social distancing measures will be in place. Click here for an updated list of activities and scheduled openings of Town facilities and events.
June 2, 2020
- The Town of Oak Island EXTENDS Suspension of Disconnection of Water Service for Non-Payment in Compliance with Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order EO 124. Click here to see the full announcement.
- 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 https://my2020census.gov/. Check https://2020census.gov/en/census-data.html 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
Oak Island ABC Board plans to hold its regularly scheduled meeting for 10:00 AM on Tuesday May 12. This meeting will also include the ABC Board’s 2020-2021 Budget Hearing. Anyone who wants to attend is asked to let Kay England, the General Manager, or one of the staff know by the close of business on Monday May 11. That way they can make arrangements for proper social distancing to be enforced.
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Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy some music on the Middleton Park fields (SE 46th Street and Dolphin Drive). Please follow CDC COVID-19 guidelines — maintain social distancing, limit groups to fewer than 10, etc.
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