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. 

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A SHIIP Volunteer will be able to answer your questions and do a Medicare check-up, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) was created by the North Carolina Department of Insurance to help senior citizens obtain free and unbiased counseling on Medicare health care products. Volunteers receive specialized training on how to answer questions about Medicare and insurance related issues through an innovative statewide program.

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program provides information about the following:

  • Medicare

  • Medicare supplements

  • Medicare Advantage

  • Medicare prescription drug plans

  • Long-term care insurance

  • Other health insurance concerns