Health

Apr 6


Cooper voices concern about a shortfall of medical protective equipment

During remarks at his 2 p.m. briefing on Friday April 3, Governor Roy Cooper focused on the state’s problems trying to obtain enough personal protection equipment for its frontline health…


TOBH Chief of Staff makes appeal for ‘interpersonal civility’

Dr. Dan Dwyer, Chief of Staff at The Outer Banks Hospital speaks about social distancing and the Dare County Stay at Home order along with the importance of social media…


Cooper issues statewide ‘Stay-at-Home’ order

Several hours after Dare County officials issued a similar edict, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced a statewide ‘Stay-at-Home’ Executive Order on March 27 that is designed to slow the…

Official says about half of NC hospital beds now empty

Average age of person infected with COVID-19 is 41 At the 2 p.m. March 26 COVID-19 briefing, North Carolina State Health Director Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson provided some new information indicating…


How you can help the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital Thank you to community members and organizations who have offered support for our efforts to respond to COVID-19. For those who would like to donate any…


Nancy Vanderhoof named Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for March

Nancy Vanderhoof, Patient Scheduling Coordinator in the Ambulatory Medical Unit, is The Outer Banks Hospital’s March, 2020 Employee of the Month. She started as a Patient Access Representative in Admissions…


Cooper announces first two NC COVID-19 deaths

Governor says new restrictions to be unveiled soon Opening his 2 p.m. March 25 briefing with the news that North Carolina had recorded its first two COVID-19 deaths, a somber…


Vidant CEO calls for ‘shelter in place’ rule in NC

In an op-ed released today, Dr. Michael Waldrum, the CEO of Vidant Health, and Dr. Mark Stacy, the dean of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, call…


DCHHS Director Davies on talking to children about COVID-19

DCHHS Director Davies on talking to children about COVID-19


North Carolina seeks health care volunteers

(NC DHHS) We are facing an unprecedented crisis from COVID-19 that has already had devastating consequences internationally. With the virus now spreading in North Carolina, we need to bolster our…