Bulletin #20 (click for full bulletin)
March, 29, 2020
In North Carolina, there are currently 1040 cases of COVID-19 in 69 counties.There have been 4 fatalities in NC associated with COVID-19. Currently, the state is reporting 91 hospitalizations across the state from COVID-19 illness.
Dare County has had one individual test positive for COVID-19. The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services will continue to report any positive cases as soon as possible.
The Dare County “Stay Home - Stay Healthy” order - became effective, yesterday, Saturday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m. This order aligns with North Carolina’s Stay at Home Executive Order.
While the weather is beautiful and the therapeutic value of getting outside and enjoying the sunlight and fresh air is immeasurable, we ask everyone to respect the order that is in place and limit your travel. We cannot stress enough that maintaining social distancing is one of the most effective tools we have to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For the safety of you, your family and our community, don't make exceptions to this order of social distancing. Maintain at least six feet of separation from others (non-family members).
To view the frequently asked questions regarding the stay at home order that is in effect, click here. To reach the State’s COVID-19 information line, call 888-892-1162 or receive updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211.
The Dare County COVID-19 Call Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and can be reached at 252.475.5008. Staff members are available to help address your questions.
For updated information regarding Dare County services and department operations, visit www.darenc.com/covidservices. A list of community resources is available for those impacted by COVID-19 at darenc.com/covidresources.
Town of Duck
The April 1 Town Council meeting will be live streamed. Instructions for public comment and viewing will be provided at www.townofduck.com/town-council prior to the meeting.
The April 8 Planning Board meeting has been canceled.
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.