Health

Apr 14


Wednesday, April 14 from 8 am to 1 pm
Blood Connection Blood Drive

Wednesday, April 14 from 8 am to 1 pm  |  Outer Banks Hospital, 4800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head The Blood Connection will be hosting a community blood drive at…


April 16 from noon to 1 pm
Stroke: BE FAST to Know the Signs – a Lunch and Learn Virtual Experience

The Outer Banks Hospital Join The Outer Banks Hospital during lunch time for an interactive virtual event featuring Linda Smith, RN, Emergency Department and stroke coordinator. Learn about the warnings…


Dare considers sale of home & hospice agency

Currently, only 3 nurses to serve 56 patients  With Dare County’s Home Health and Hospice agency facing challenges in retaining enough nurses to meet local demand, the Dare County Board…

All NC residents over 16 eligible for shot

On the day before all North Carolina residents age 16 and older become eligible for a COVID vaccination, Governor Roy Cooper laid out a generally positive view of the status…


OBX Hospital to move Family Medicine, Urgent Care 

New comprehensive cancer center also planned (The Outer Banks Hospital) The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group confirmed today, April 2, that it is planning to move the Family Medicine…


Outer Banks Hospital 15 Years of Service Recognition

 The Outer Banks Hospital The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group normally have an annual recognition dinner which celebrates the 5, 10 and 15 years of service of our…


Currituck medical practice offering COVID vaccine

Currituck Internal Medicine and Family Practice in Moyock is giving first dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations. You will return for a second dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccination approximately 28 days later. You do…


Cooper says all NC residents 16 and older eligible for COVID shot on April 7

Governor Roy Cooper today announced an “accelerated” schedule for COVID vaccine eligibility in the state that will make anyone age 16 and up eligible for a shot within two weeks. …


Everyone in Dare County can now register for a shot

(Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced on Tuesday, March 16 that all residents ages 16 and older…


Anyone can pre-register for shot in Hyde County

(Hyde County Health Department) The Hyde County Health Department asks that any citizen that is interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine please call the COVID-19 line as soon as possible…


Dare County now accepting vaccine registration requests for Phase 3: Front Line Essential Workers.

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services We are now accepting vaccine registration requests for Phase 3: Front Line Essential Workers. Make your request online at www.darenc.com/Register4Vaccine


Jones Named Director of Cancer Services at The Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital has named Beverly Jones, RN, OCN, BSN, as Director of Cancer Services. Jones will oversee the cancer services program, including the Medical Oncology Clinic, Radiation Therapy…


Kitty Hawk Walgreens to administer COVID shots

Starting on Friday, Feb. 12, the Walgreens store in Kitty Hawk will be administering doses of the COVID-19 vaccine under the new federal program announced last week that sends the…


OBX Hospital adjusts visitor restrictions

(Outer Banks Hospital) As The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group continues to respond to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across North Carolina, we are taking steps to ensure the safety…


‘There’s just not enough vaccine supply’ 

NC tries different approach to distribution By Matthew Zabierek | Outer Banks Voice For the next several weeks at least, North Carolina public health officials say their vaccine distribution policy…