Health

Jun 15


Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s: How big a breakthrough?

By Gail Sonnesso | Outer Banks Voice Does this new medication bring hope? It is too early to tell. The best advice that anyone can provide is for you to do your…


‚ÄėYour Shot at a Million‚Äô¬†

With vaccinations lagging, NC to try a lottery The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reports that as of June 10, 54% of the state‚Äôs adult population has received…


Syringe (or Needle) Exchange, and so much more

The Community Care Clinic, located in Nags Head on Barnes Street up the hill from Ace Hardware and across from PEAK Resources, serves clients in a variety of ways. One of the…

NC’s light-colored COVID map is good news

(North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services) The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services‚Äô (NCDHHS) new COVID-19 County Alert Map update from May 27 tells the story of the…


Dare County HHS to host a vaccine clinic for individuals 12 and older

Dare County Department of Health and Human Services On Monday, May 11th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents…


To reach the unvaccinated, DHHS goes grassroots

Recent data from the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) shows that among the county‚Äôs various communities, Stumpy Point has the lowest COVID vaccination rate ‚ÄĒ at only 20%.…


Break Free from the Burden of Urological Issues

The Outer Banks Hospital Urological conditions can affect your lifestyle and significantly reduce your confidence. Being able to live each day without worrying about bladder control or prostate issues is key to…


May 17
NC MedAssist’s Health Care Resources Coming to Dare County

NC MedAssist is holding Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in partnership with The Outer Banks Hospital in Dare County. The event is scheduled for May 17, 2021 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Fessenden…


No Dare County wait list for COVID vaccine 

Who‚Äôs still left to get the shot? One number stands out on the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) COVID vaccine data dashboard ‚ÄĒ there are currently zero individuals…


Making Health and Wellness a Lifelong Journey

Outer Banks Hospital It seems that no matter where we turn these days, there are messages about what we should and shouldn‚Äôt do to stay healthy. While much of it is common…


Tuesdays at noon from May 11 through May 25
Mental Health Pop-up Series

May is Mental Health month and NC Cooperative Extension wants to help you take care of your mental health. Join us for this pop-up series where we will discuss three different ways…


Outfitting the infants

The Outer Banks Hospital The Outer Banks Hospital posted this thank you on their Facebook page to the Grace Lutheran Church By-The-Sea for these very special gifts for our newest arrivals. The…


Dare County hosts Moderna, Pfizer clinics this week

COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services KDH clinic are available Friday, April 16, 2021 (Moderna) and Saturday, April 17, 2021 (Pfizer). To make an appointment…


NC, Dare County to pause J&J COVID vaccinations

The State of North and Dare County are heeding the guidance of the CDC and FDA, which have¬†recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) one-shot COVID vaccine¬†after…


Dare considers sale of home & hospice agency

Currently, only 3 nurses to serve 56 patients¬† With Dare County‚Äôs Home Health and Hospice agency facing challenges in retaining enough nurses to meet local demand, the Dare County Board of Commissioners…