Health

Jan 23


Critical type O blood shortage: Red Cross urgently needs donors

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now and help restock blood supplyThe American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to…


Staying Connected with Healthy Hearing

For many reasons, the quality of our hearing has a direct impact on our overall health. Obviously, being able to hear well allows us to communicate and sense danger. But…


Escape a Vape events to be hosted throughout Dare County

  Luka and Kelly Kinard are coming to Dare County to be keynote speakers for Escape A Vape events scheduled for February. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the following…

Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Outer Banks Alateen may help

OUTER BANKS ALATEEN Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Alateen may help. Join us! Outer Banks Alateen Meeting Saturdays, 10 to 11 a.m. | Kitty Hawk Baptist Church Alateen is…


ADDICTIONS: Slogans for Motivation

Members of 12 Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, AlAnon, Cocaine Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous often use short phrases or slogans to help to remind themselves of…


Moving Health Care Forward for the State and Rural Communities in 2020

Op-Ed column by Vidant CEO Dr. Mike Waldrum As we start a New Year in North Carolina, it is important to concentrate on the health of our communities. It is…


Diabetes Prevention Program

Thursday, January 16 from noon to 3 p.m. | The Outer Banks Hospital, 4800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head Hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and Dare County Department of Health &…


Nar-Anon now meeting in Kill Devil Hills

Two years ago the Outer Banks was fortunate to have its first Nar-Anon meeting which met in Manteo at the Source Church. The meeting recently relocated to Kill Devil HIlls,…


ADDICTIONS: Safer holiday parties

Many people believe that the main attraction at a party should be something other than alcohol, because of the dangers and liabilities of “overindulging.” Alcohol has traditionally been a major…


Jan. 18: Free Wellness Screenings

Saturday, January 18 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Piggly Wiggly 25 – Manteo, NC, 118 South US Highway 64, Manteo Hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and Piggly Wiggly Come aboard The Outer…