COVID-19 Update #6 – 3.24.20

March 23, 2020 Town of Atlantic Beach COVID-19 Update

The Town of Atlantic Beach has taken additional measures to flatten the curve with regards to the Coronavirus pandemic. If you live, work, or own property in Atlantic Beach you may come to Atlantic Beach. If you are a visitor or tourist, you should stay away.
Governor Cooper has now mandated public schools be closed through May 15. Atlantic Beach has a State of Emergency declaration in place and the public is advised of the following conditions currently in effect in our town:
  • All restaurants are closed except for takeout orders
  • All bars are closed
  • All public beach accesses are closed
  • The Town Park is closed
  • All beach public parking lots are closed
  • All public restroom facilities are closed
  • The Atlantic Beach Circle is closed
  • Fort Macon State Park is closed
  • Social gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited anywhere in Atlantic Beach
  • Social distancing of at least six feet should be maintained during all gatherings and in all retail and other business environments.
  • All vacation and hotel management companies are urged to refuse reservations to leisure travelers until April 6, 2020
We sincerely request the public’s awareness and cooperation. We must act decisively in order to manage the spread of the virus. We hope to welcome visitors back to Atlantic Beach soon.
The Town of Atlantic Beach will continuously monitor the COVID-19 situation and provide updates to the public and media via our website ( and social media sites.