Health

Sep 20


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…


SEPTEMBER 26
2020 Walk Against Addiction 5k Run/Walk

OBX Walk Against Addiction When: 8 AM September 26, 2020: 11th Annual Walk Against Addiction Where: Aviation Park (The Skate park) 109 Veterans Drive Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Details:…


Vidant alerts public of patient data hack 

Affected individuals to receive more information (Vidant Health) Vidant Health is committed to protecting the security and privacy of our patients. Vidant was notified of a global data security incident…

ADDICTIONS
Do you have an Addicted Loved One?

Much attention is given to a person addicted to alcohol and/or other drugs. Often the others in their lives are not given the same attention. They may feel that they…


Effort to keep Dare County Parks and Recreation tobacco free

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services Our Health Education & Outreach unit partnered with Teresa Beardsley, Region 9 Tobacco Prevention and Control Manager with Albemarle Regional Health Services,…


In time of pandemic stress, Dare’s Recovery Learning Circle even more crucial

Whether recovering from substance use, mental illness or past trauma, support is an essential part of healing. That support can be even more crucial during times of stress and uncertainty…


Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation thanks Outer Banks Hospital for recent grant funds

The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation (HICF) expressed their gratitude to the Outer Banks Hospital in a recent announcement, citing the hospital’s continued generosity through the Vidant Community Health Benefit Program.…


Remaining vigilant about your health during COVID-19

Outer Banks Hospital While COVID-19 has kept many of us from our typical activities, it has also deterred some people from seeking medical care. Obviously, anything that qualified as an…


Currituck EMS to add ultrasound capability to ambulances

Currituck County Government | By Randall Edwards Currituck County Fire-EMS (CCFEMS) is excited to announce it is upgrading its patient assessment capability by adding ultrasound imaging technology to its ambulances. …


Dare County Hospice Seeking Volunteer Chaplain

The Volunteer Chaplain Will Coordinate Spiritual Care Of Terminally Ill Patients. Dare Hospice is seeking a volunteer chaplain to coordinate spiritual care of terminally ill patients. The expected amount of…