Dare County Department of Public Health
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Jay Burrus, Interim Director
email: jay.burrus@darenc.com

Elaine Jordan,
Admin Assistant to Health Director
email: Elaine.jordan@darenc.com

109 Exeter St
PO Box 1000
Manteo NC 27954
Phone: 252.475.5003
Fax: 252.473.2153

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Since its beginning in 1938,
Dare County’s Department of Public Health
has worked to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of its residents and to assure a healthy community in which to live, work and play. The Department offers a wide range of public health services, health education and promotion activities and protects its citizens through a variety of disease prevention, surveillance, monitoring and environmental health oversight activities.

The Department of Public Health provides innovative services both directly and through community partnerships and also represents Dare County as its primary advocate to public health policy in protecting, promoting and preserving the health of residents and visitors.

On this website you will find information and links for common health concerns as well as the many services available to you that are provided by our competent and caring staff. Included are the most popular health topics and information about specific programs, such as WIC, prenatal care, diabetes, nutrition and substance abuse, along with important health advisories.

We are committed to fulfilling our role as a trusted resource and partner in the promotion and protection of a healthy community.

Good health to you!

Our Mission:
The Dare County Department of Public Health serves to assure healthy people and healthy communities. All offices are open Monday - Friday.

Manteo (Main)FriscoEnvironmental HealthSubstance Abuse
New Horizons
109 Exeter St
PO Box 1000
Manteo NC 27954

Phone: 252.475.5003
Fax: 252.473.2153
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
50347 NC Hwy 12
PO Box 859
Frisco NC 27936

Phone: 252.475.9320
Fax: 252.995.6816
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
& 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2601 N Croatan Hwy
Kill Devil Hills NC 27948


Phone: 252.475.5080
Fax: 252.441.6921
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
2808 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head NC 27959


Phone: 252.441.2324
Fax: 252.441.1994
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Health Insurance Marketplace Information

The Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010, went into effect October 1, 2013. This law was designed to expand access to quality, affordable health coverage for American families and small businesses, with better coverage, including free wellness and preventive care.

In order to help people navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace, specially-trained people are available to help consumers understand their options and to select a health plan.

For more information: 1-800 318-2596 – the Federal toll-free number; or www.HealthCare.gov

To make an appointment with a Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator or Counselor:
1-855-733-3711 – or – 1-800-682-0010
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