DCDHHS Available to Assist Residents with Public Health & Social Services Related Recovery Needs after Tropical Storm Michael
The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services wants to ensure your safety and well-being as clean up efforts begin from Tropical Storm Michael.
10/12/2018 2:38 PM
Dare County will provide storm debris pick-up in the unincorporated areas of the county. A schedule will be announced as soon as established, but it is important for all debris to be sorted properly into 5 piles.
10/12/2018 1:29 PM
Due to weather conditions, Dare County offices will be open at 11 a.m. today, Friday, October 12.
10/12/2018 7:23 AM
Residents, visitors and business owners are encouraged to take necessary steps now to secure property and ensure safety and preparedness prior to the arrival of tropical storm force winds, heavy rain, and possibly 2-4 feet of above ground soundside flooding.
10/10/2018 2:06 PM
As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, a tropical storm watch is in effect for Dare County indicating that tropical storm conditions are possible within the next 36 hours.
10/09/2018 5:15 PM
As of 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, September 18, swimming restrictions along Dare County beaches are no longer in effect.
09/18/2018 10:52 AM
On Sunday, four Dare EMS personnel with two vehicles joined a multi-jurisdictional ambulance strike team.
09/17/2018 9:23 AM
Visitors are now allowed throughout the county. County offices will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and services resume regular schedule. State of emergency remains in place and ocean swimming is prohibited. No post storm debris pickup planned.
09/16/2018 5:55 PM
Visitors will be allowed access to the areas north of Oregon Inlet Sunday, September 16 at 7:00 a.m. and to Hatteras Island beginning Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
09/15/2018 2:05 PM
Beginning Saturday, September 15 at 7:00 a.m, reentry for areas north of Oregon Inlet includes Priorities One, Two and Three. Visitors will be allowed entry to areas north of Oregon Inlet beginning Sunday, September 16 at 7:00 a.m.
09/14/2018 10:35 AM
Starting this morning, damage assessment teams will be working to assess conditions and reentry guidelines will be established once conditions are deemed safe.
09/14/2018 7:42 AM
With Hurricane Florence expected to slow down as it makes landfall in southeast North Carolina tonight through early Friday morning, Dare County will continue to feel effects from the storm into Saturday morning, after the storm moves away.
09/13/2018 4:42 PM
Remain indoors and stay off roadways. Driving conditions will quickly become dangerous as flooding occurs from heavy rains and ocean overwash.
09/13/2018 10:38 AM
With the changing forecast, tropical storm force winds are now expected Thursday morning. As a result, there will be no restrictions on access into Dare County until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday September 13.
09/12/2018 4:35 PM
While the track has shifted to the south and west overnight, do not let your guard down.
09/12/2018 10:34 AM
A Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning are now in effect for Dare County indicating that tropical storm conditions and life-threatening storm surge are expected within 36 hours.
09/11/2018 5:43 PM
Begin preparations to protect your health and the health of your loved ones before, during and after Hurricane Florence.
09/11/2018 2:15 PM
Time to Evacuate is Now
09/11/2018 12:13 PM
The mandatory evacuation for visitors and residents remains in place for Hatteras Island. Traffic leaving the island is moving slowly due to heavy traffic and ocean overwash in some areas, but all roads and bridges remain open and there are no plans for closures.
09/10/2018 5:35 PM
A mandatory evacuation order for all visitors and residents on Hatteras Island will be in effect beginning Monday, September 10 at 12 p.m. A mandatory evacuation for residents and visitors in other areas of Dare County goes into effect beginning Tuesday, September 11 at 7 a.m.
09/10/2018 8:51 AM