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DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #30 | Friday, August 7, 2020

DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #30 Friday, August 7, 2020 3:00 p.m. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 369, 19 of which are considered active. Of the 369 cases, 207 are residents and 162 are non-residents. Three individuals , 1 resident and 2 non-residents, are currently hospitalized outside […]

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DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #29 | Thursday, August 6, 2020

DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #29 Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:45 p.m. DCDHHS Announces Details for COVID-19 Diagnostic & Antibody Testing Event Dare County is partnering with Mako Medical Laboratories out of Raleigh, NC to host a diagnostic and antibody COVID-19 testing event in Dare County. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 starting […]

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Waste Management to Operate on a One Day Delay August 3-8

Due to Hurricane Isaias, Waste Management was unable to operate residential routes on Tuesday, August 4. Residential collections for the rest of the week will be on a one-day delay. Residential trash will be collected on Saturday, August 8 Commercial collections for trash and recycling are on schedule. Recycling was collected today and will be […]

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DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #28 | Tuesday, August 4, 2020

DCDHHS’ COVID-19 Update #28 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:00 PM Dare County COVID-19 Case Update The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 360, of which 23 are considered active cases. Of the 360 cases, 203 are residents and 157 are non-residents. Since the last Dare County DHHS Update issued, Friday, July 31, […]

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Dare County Tropical Storm Isaias Bulletin #7 | August 4, 2020

Bulletin #7 Tuesday, August 4 11:30 a.m.  Unrestricted Access to Hatteras Island Effective at  2:00 p.m. Today (Tuesday, August 4) Initial Damage assessments have been completed for Hatteras Island and with limited impacts from the storm, there will be unrestricted access for residents and visitors beginning today, August 4 at 2:00 p.m. Sand and water […]

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Dare County Tropical Storm Isaias Bulletin #6 | August 4, 2020

Bulletin #6 Tuesday, August 4 10:00 a.m.  Initial Damage Assessments Underway; Announcement Regarding Reentry for Hatteras Island Anticipated Today (Tuesday)  Initial reports indicate that minimal damage occurred overnight as Isaias moved west of the Outer Banks. Scattered power outages are reported throughout the Outer Banks  due to downed trees along with soundside flooding in some […]

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Tropical Storm Isaias Bulletin #5 | August 3, 2020

Bulletin #5 Monday, August 3 5:30 p.m. Make Final Preparations Prior to Onset of Storm Conditions  Tropical storm force winds are expected to reach the Outer Banks this evening and bring ocean and soundside flooding along with a chance of tornadoes.  Now is the time to make final preparations. Secure all outdoor furnishings, trash cans […]

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Dare County Tropical Storm Isaias Bulletin #3 | August 2, 2020

Bulletin #3 Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:15 p.m. Tropical Storm Watch Remains in Effect; Towns and County Provide Updated Information Regarding Services  As of 11 a.m. Sunday morning, a Tropical Storm Watch became effective for Dare County,  indicating that tropical storm conditions are possible through Tuesday. The local State of Emergency declaration remains in effect […]

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Dare County Tropical Storm Isaias Bulletin #2 | August 2, 2020

Bulletin #2 Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:00 a.m.  No Additional Protective Measures Ordered at This Time; Mandatory Evacuation for Hatteras Island Remains in Effect Local officials met Sunday morning to receive an update from the National Weather Service. Based on the current forecast, no additional protective measures are being implemented at this time. While an […]

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Dare County Hurricane Isaias Bulletin #1

Hurricane Isaias Bulletin #1 August 1, 2020 11:00 a.m. Local State of Emergency Issued For All Areas of Dare County; Evacuation for Hatteras Island Visitors Begins Saturday at Noon   Local officials met via video conference Saturday morning to receive a briefing from the National Weather Service and to coordinate actions necessary to ensure public safety […]

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