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March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Bulletin #15
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Bulletin #15
March 25, 2020
11:00 a.m.

“The individual has been self-isolating since being tested and doing well,” according to Dr. Sheila Davies, Director of the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services. It is believed the individual acquired the virus through travel or direct contact. This is not a case of community spread.

This case will not show up as a Dare County case with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services because a Dare County address was not used when the individual was tested.

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services staff is conducting an active investigation into this individual’s activity. Anyone who is determined to have had direct contact with the individual will be contacted.

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services will not release further details about the individual to protect their privacy.

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services will continue to update our community regularly about COVID-19 in Dare County. Strong coordination between Dare County Department of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services, Dare County Emergency Management, Outer Banks Hospital, and local healthcare providers is occurring to identify and manage any person who develops signs or symptoms consistent with COVID-19. 

General information about COVID-19 in North Carolina can be found here or call the NC COVID-19 hotline at 866.462.3821. For more information about COVID-19 in Dare County, visit darenc.com/covid19 or call 252.475.5008.

Town of Duck Services

To protect our citizens and staff, we ask you to call or email the office to ask how we may be able to assist you remotely. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 
Services
Trash and recycling collection will continue as scheduled, with the addition of a residential recycling collection on March 30.

The Public Safety building is closed to non-emergency issues, including facility tours and the T-shirt shop.

The Town of Duck Police Department continues to monitor unoccupied properties throughout town. Should signs of unauthorized entry or other issues be observed, the homeowner or property management company will be contacted.
For more information, click here.

Meetings
The Advisory Committee meeting for the Comprehensive & Land Use Plan update scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 has been postponed.

Plans for streaming the Council meeting scheduled for April 1, 2020 are being evaluated. We will post instructions closer to the meeting date.

Where to Find Reliable Information on COVID-19


It is important for community members to access reliable sources of information. Be wary of clicking on any links that you do not recognize, especially ones that might be emailed to you from an unknown source.

For regularly updated information on COVID-19 in Dare County and the state, and information about how to protect yourself, your family and our community, please visit:

We will continue to share updated information from these sources.
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