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March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Bulletin #11           JIC Header


Bulletin #11
March 21, 2020
1:00 p.m.

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 

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

Dare County
Residents are encouraged to rely on credible sources for updated information regarding COVID-19. Visit the CDC website or NCDHHS at For information specific to Dare County, visit

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

DHHS COVID-19 Video #7

Dare County Health and Human Services Director, Sheila Davies provides an update on COVID-19 cases in NC and important mitigation strategies to protect your health.

Town of Duck Services

Following the mayoral declaration of a state of emergency, the Town of Duck is implementing strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to protect citizens and staff. While the Town Hall will remain open, please call or email the office to ask how we may be able to assist you remotely.
The Public Safety building is closed to non-emergent issues, including facility tours and the T-shirt shop.

Trash/Recycling:  Residential and commercial collections will continue as scheduled. An additional residential recycling collection is scheduled for March 30.

Town Meetings: Plans for the April 1, 2020 Council meeting will be evaluated as we move forward. Tentatively, this meeting will be live streamed and the video posted after the meeting for those that cannot watch live.

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 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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