SALISBURY, Md. – Wicomico County officials will reopen Roaring Point and Cove Road beaches effective the morning of Friday, May 22.

Visitors must limit gatherings to 10 people or less and practice social distancing using guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC;

“We encourage people to get outside, but in a safe and responsible manner,” said Steve Miller, director of Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism. “Public cooperation with social distancing guidelines is critical in order to keep the beaches open.”

Parking is limited at both locations and park rangers will be enforcing parking rules.

Decisions made by county officials are fluid and can be changed at any time.

The Wicomico Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Civic Center department will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation through regular updates from the Wicomico County Health Department and the Department of Emergency Services. Updates will be shared with the press, as well as posted to department websites and social media outlets.