March 21, 2020
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the nation and our state continues to grow. In North Carolina, there are now 185 reported cases in 36 counties, including one individual in Hyde County. Medical Providers in Dare County continue to test patients who meet criteria for testing which includes fever of 100.4, cough and symptoms of respiratory illness.
At this time, there have been no individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dare County. When an individual tests positive for COVID-19 in Dare County, that information will be shared as soon as possible.
To protect the public health and safety for our community, restrictions remain in place prohibiting
visitors and non-resident property owners from entering Dare County. Checkpoints are located at entry points to the county. For detailed information regarding entry, visit darenc.com/entry.
The COVID-19 Call Center is receiving many calls with regard to the restrictions that have been implemented. Those who would like to share their concerns regarding the decision to restrict access to non-resident property owners and visitors may submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents are encouraged to rely on credible sources for updated information regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC website www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or NCDHHS at www.ncdhhs.gov/cornoavirus. For information specific to Dare County, visit www.darenc.com/covid19.
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.
For updated information regarding Dare County services, visit www.darenc.com/covidservices.