Sullivan’s Island checkpoints to be removed at 5 p.m. today

Sullivan’s Island checkpoints to be removed at 5 p.m. today
Town officials have voted to remove Sullivan’s Island’s checkpoints at 5 p.m. today. (Source: Live 5)

SULLIVAN’S ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - Town officials have voted to remove Sullivan’s Island’s checkpoints at 5 p.m. today.

Council voted on the issue during a meeting Monday afternoon.

Restrictions on the beach include no chairs, umbrellas, coolers or any shading devices, and no gatherings of over three people unless exercise related.

There is an exercise rule in place where people must keep moving on the beach which includes activities such as walking, exercising and surfing.

In addition, congregating in groups of more than three people unless family is prohibited, and beach goers shall remain six feet apart from each other.

People with disabilities who can provide a handicap decal are exempt except for social distancing requirements, according to town officials.

Leaders are expected to have another meeting next Tuesday to discuss restrictions.

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