Carteret County opens maintained beach access points

Published 10:41 pm Monday, April 27, 2020

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A North Carolina coastal county has reopened its beaches for residents.

The Carteret County Department of Human Services announced on Monday that officials are reopening all of its maintained beach access points. The beach access points are at Salter Path, Radio Island and Harkers Island.

The news release from the county said residents should continue to practice social distancing and avoid mass gatherings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Residents are also being advised to review rip current risk and surf advisories before they visit the beach.

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