Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at   Click here for the latest information on COVID-19. 

Frequently Asked Questions - Dare Central 911

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  • What should I do if I see a crime occurring?

  • Do I have to give my name when I call 911?

  • Why am I asked so many questions when I call for an ambulance?

  • When I dial 911, does the Telecommunicator know where I am calling from?

  • How can hearing or speech impaired persons be assisted?

  • What happens when someone who cannot speak English calls 911?

  • What Questions Will I be Asked When I Dial 911?

  • What Should I Expect When I Dial 911?

  • What is 911 Emergency Services?