Dare County Health Officials report that a gastrointestinal virus was likely the cause of sickness reported by individuals who attended an event in Manteo on Friday, May 3. Approximately 250 people were in attendance and it is estimated that as many as 60 individuals became sick.
05/15/2019 4:44 PM
With multiple measles outbreaks occurring in the United States, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging preventive measures and reminding everyone that vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against measles.
05/09/2019 9:50 AM
Opiate Prescribing Challenges & Alternatives for Chronic Pain Management hosted for local healthcare providers
The Saving Lives Task Force in partnership with Eastern AHEC, Brody School of Medicine, and the Governor's Institute hosted a provider educational event on March 12, 2019 at Pamlico Jacks.
04/11/2019 2:51 PM
Dare County Department of Health & Human Services was selected to be a recipient of Diabetes Free NC Funding from Blue Cross and Blue Shield, as the department aims to prevent the onset of diabetes for its residents by offering the Center for Disease Control’s evidence-based Prevent T2 Program.
04/09/2019 11:46 AM
The Saving Lives Task Force is hosting a series of Town Hall meetings for the third year, the first of which is scheduled for April 11, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Dare County Administrative Building in Manteo.
03/22/2019 8:36 AM
On March 19, 2019, the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their 10th annual County Health Rankings Report. Dare County placed in the top 10 for health outcomes and health factors.
03/20/2019 4:34 PM
Because of the federal government shutdown at the beginning of the year, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services continues to adjust distribution schedules for Food and Nutrition Services benefits.
03/19/2019 10:15 AM
Dare County Department of Health & Human Services (DCDHHS) recently provided a CPR Training for staff at Jump Masters Trampoline Park.
03/13/2019 12:10 PM
This notice contains important information regarding beneficiary rights as a result of a federal lawsuit filed in 2017, on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina.
03/01/2019 2:19 PM
The Healthy Carolinians of the Outer Banks wants to know how concerned and aware you are of potential health priorities. Complete the survey today!
02/27/2019 12:06 PM
Join the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services for an educational night for parents to learn about challenges your children are facing today and how to support them. The event will be held this Thursday, February 28, 2018 from 6:30-8pm at the ARK church in Nags Head.
02/25/2019 8:58 AM
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services sent out a Press Release this week stating that they will be continuing to adjust distribution schedules for Food and Nutrition Services benefits. March benefits for all recipients will be distributed by March 3.
02/15/2019 9:21 AM
Pirate’s Cove Realty and the Homeowners’ Association’s Santa’s Lil’ Pirates Program has been an active participant in helping local foster children. This past year, they donated $2,500 to the Foster Children’s Fund which is used for Christmas gifts, birthday gifts, and other special items.
01/29/2019 10:13 AM
Keeping Current is an interactive program designed to empower and equip adults with the tools necessary to prevent teen substance abuse. The event will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 6:30-8pm at the ARK church in Nags Head, light refreshments will be served.
01/17/2019 12:51 PM
Due to the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, January 20.
01/14/2019 3:26 PM
12/20/2018 4:22 PM
Households in Dare County containing a person aged 60 or more, or someone receiving disability benefits and services through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services can apply for help covering the cost of heating their homes starting Monday, Dec. 3. All households can apply from Wednesday, Jan.
11/30/2018 8:00 AM
This month, Dare Home Health & Dare Hospice staff requested Dare County Commissioners declare November Home Care and Hospice Month in Dare County. A proclamation was proposed and signed at the November 19, 2018 board meeting.
11/28/2018 3:33 PM
Dare County: One of Twenty-Two Local Health Departments to Receive Special Funding from NC Public Health
The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services in partnership with the Saving Lives Task Force will be awarded a $93,193 grant from North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services’ Injury and Violence Prevention Branch.
11/26/2018 4:06 PM