COVID-19 Bulletin #15 Dare County Division of Public Health Announces the First Positive Test Result for COVID-19

Bulletin #15 March 25, 2020 11:00 a.m. “The individual has been self-isolating since being tested and doing well,” according to Dr. Sheila Davies, Director of the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services. It is believed the individual acquired the virus through travel or direct contact. This is not a case of community spread. […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #14

Bulletin #14 March 24, 2020 1:00 p.m. We all recognize that times like these tend to bring out the best in people, however, occasionally the opposite can occur as a result of stress and fear. Our sense of community has always been strong when faced with adversity. Every person in Dare County is facing the […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #13

COVID-19 Bulletin #13 Bulletin #13 March 23, 2020 1:10 p.m. The Dare County Control Group met Monday morning, March 23 to receive an update regarding COVID-19 and discuss issues related to the health and safety of our community. Currently, all critical services including law enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, and healthcare, including the Outer Banks Hospital […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #11

Bulletin #11 March 21, 2020 1:00 p.m. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the nation and our state continues to grow. In North Carolina, there are now 185 reported cases in 36 counties. Medical Providers in Dare County continue to test patients who meet criteria for testing which includes fever of 100.4, cough […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #10

Bulletin #10 March 20, 2020 6:20 p.m. The Dare County Control Group met Friday evening, March 20, 2020 to receive an update regarding COVID-19 and to discuss additional restrictions necessary to protect the public health and safety for the community. As part of Dare County’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, non-resident property owners will […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #9

Bulletin #9 March 20, 2020 1:00 p.m. The number of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina continues to increase each day. Currently, there are 137 confirmed cases in NC from 28 counties, including one in Pasquotank County. At this time, all but one case in NC has been traced to travel or direct contact with someone […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #8

Bulletin #8 March 19, 2020 4:40 p.m.   Dare County Dare County is taking actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and offering services in alternative ways. As the situation progresses, office closures may occur, however, services will continue to be provided. For any type of service, please call the department […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #6

Bulletin #6 March 18, 2020 4:00 p.m.  The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the nation continues to grow. In North Carolina, there are 66 reported cases in 18 counties. No individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dare County at this time. The Dare County COVID-19 hotline is operating from 8:30 a.m to […]

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COVID-19 Bulletin #5

Bulletin #5 March 18, 2020 11:45 a.m. The Dare County Control Group met this morning to receive a briefing from Public Health officials and discuss local impacts of COVID-19. The Dare County Control Group is coordinating daily with public health officials to ensure our community is following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease […]

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