The Public Relations Department prepares press releases and announcements, videos, brochures and general publications of Dare County government. The department also organizes community outreach events, coordinates special projects for County departments, and serves as liaison between Dare County and the media.
Crisis communications for Dare County Emergency Management are overseen by the Public Information Officer who serves as Chief of the Joint Information Section during emergency situations.
Speakers from various departments of Dare County government may be scheduled through the Public Relations Department to address groups on a variety of issues relating to County government services and issues.The Public Relations Department also handles requests for public records.
Video production as well as the recording of Commissioners' meetings is a function of the Public Relations Department. The department oversees operations of the Government and Education Access Channels (Gov-Ed TV).