Health

Oct 28


FluFIT Event
Free Flu Vaccine and Colon Cancer Screening

Outer Banks Hospital Join us for a FREE FluFIT event covering two important priorities for preventive health at the same time. During this unique event, when patients come in for…


What Should You Do With Your Unused Meds?

Unused or expired medications may be used by someone other than the person for whom the medications were prescribed. This can be dangerous or even fatal. Suggestions about what you…


OPINION
Reasons for optimism this flu season: vaccine, testing, masks

By Dr. Dan Dwyer Fall is known for cooler weather, the holiday spirit and the beginning of respiratory virus season. And this year, we must be more mindful than ever.…

Giving the Flu the One, Two, Three Punch

Outer Banks Hospital Are you experiencing “caution fatigue”? It’s what happens when we hear the same warnings over and over again. For months we’ve been advised to wear a mask,…


Drive-Thru to Fight the Flu

Outer Banks Hospital Appointments are required and space is limited! The Outer Banks Hospital is offering FREE flu vaccines to community members ages 18 to 64. All participants will remain…


Oct. 20: Dare County Covid-19 Drive-thru Testing in Buxton

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services We are hosting another COVID-19 Drive-thru testing event on Tuesday, October 20. Call 252-475-5008 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday to…


Hyde County Health Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic

Hyde County Health Department Cost covered by Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare. Otherwise the cost is $45 for the regular flu shot and $75 for the high dose shot.


Dare County offering flu shot clinics 

Vaccination considered more urgent in COVID pandemic (Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services has announced Flu Clinics for Fall 2020.…


September 2020 designated as ‘Suicide Prevention Awareness Month’ in Dare County

Dare County As part of its continued effort to promote awareness and understanding and to reduce the stigma associated with suicide, the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services…


Recovery Month and This Year’s Walk Against Addiction

Now in its 31st year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions such…