Town of Seabrook Island Issues Public Advisory #12 on COVID-19; Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 Adopted by Town Council
April 1, 2020 -- 8:00 pm
Town Council Adopts Emergency Ordinance 2020-01
Seabrook Island Town Council held an Emergency Meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 2:00 pm. During the meeting, members of Town Council voted unanimously to adopt Emergency Ordinance 2020-01, with amendments. As adopted, Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 contained the following provisions:
The provisions of Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 were effective immediately and will expire automatically on May 31, 2020.
More Information: Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 | Meeting Video | Meeting Audio
Seabrook Island Town Hall Closed
As a reminder, Town Hall remains closed and members of town staff are working remotely to provide “virtual services” to residents and business owners. For assistance during normal operating hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm), please contact us by phone at (843) 768-9121 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The town’s Code Enforcement Officers and Beach Patrol will remain active on the island as long as it is safe for them to do so. All public meetings have been cancelled through April 30th, with the exception of emergency meetings.
Seabrook Island Road Bike Pathway Re-Opened
Town Hall may be closed, but we are happy to report that the bike path along Seabrook Island Road has was re-opened to traffic earlier today. The crosswalk located across the street from the entrance to Bohicket Marina remains closed pending concrete repairs; however, pedestrians and cyclists may once again use the entire length of the pathway between Town Hall and Freshfields… provided you maintain proper social distancing, of course.
Protect Yourself and Others
To minimize the risk of exposure and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CDC recommends that individuals take the following precautions:
For general questions about COVID-19, please contact the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) Care Line at (855) 472-3432. Staff will be available to answer calls from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm seven days a week.
For the most reliable information about COVID-19, including what to do if you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms, residents are strongly encouraged to visit official resources, including the SCDHEC and CDC websites.
Official updates from the Town of Seabrook Island will continue to be posted on the following channels:
Property Owners with rental guests should forward this notice to their rental guests.