Steven Kearley drives his car down Amherst Street on Monday after checking on the house of a friend who evacuated for Hurricane Irma.

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Glynn County and state officials are working to create a plan for re-entry into the county, according to a press release sent Monday at 6 p.m.

Re-entry into Glynn County is restricted until further notice. Law enforcement personnel will be restricting re-entry at various checkpoints.

Only essential hospital staff, with both a state ID and a hospital-issued ID, will be allowed to re-enter the county at this time.

"For those away from home, officials understand that this hurricane has disrupted lives of citizens on multiple levels, however re-entry into Glynn County and the City of Brunswick are not allowed until further notice," according to the press release.

County and city offices will be close through Wednesday. The curfew from midnight to 6 a.m. has been extended to Saturday.

Assessment teams have been deployed to determine the damage Hurricane Irma brought to the area. Repairs are to begin as rapidly as possible.

Widespread power outages, limited water and sewer capabilities, fallen trees, downed power lines and flooded neighborhoods create serious hazards in Glynn County and make it unsafe for citizens to return.

County officials reminded those in the area not to touch fallen power lines, as doing so can be extremely dangerous.

Those in the county are also asked to stay sheltered.

Fallen trees and strong winds have caused power outages on St. Simons Island and on the mainland.

Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water & Sewer Commission officials said that due to a lack of power, water service will be intermittent and sewer will be unavailable. It is recommended that citizens conserve water.

JWSC has not issued a boil water advisory at this time.

Another public service announcement will be issued Tuesday at noon.