Myrtle Beach to close off facilities to public; city under state of emergency


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – The city of Myrtle Beach has declared a state of emergency amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mayor Brenda Bethune told News13 the city made the declaration Saturday.

Mayor Bethune also said Myrtle Beach plans to off city facilities to the public, including recreation centers and the library.

She encouraged those who are healthy and not at a high risk for the COVID-19 virus to help take care of children who may be out of school and those who are at a higher risk.

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