Stories in Health

Supporting area health care through rehabilitation: Phoenix Rehabilation opens in Chesapeake

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce officiated a ribbon cutting to celebrate the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, Inc. in nearby Chesapeake, Virginia at Edinburgh Commons…

Oct 16


Free Expressions Workshops For The OBX Cancer Community

Dare County Arts Council and The Outer Banks Hospital have partnered on project called Expressions of Hope & Healing of the Outer Banks Cancer Community bringing free art workshops and…

Oct 14


Introduction to Dry Needling

When we hear the word “pain,” negative images normally come to mind. Acute pain, while it’s short-lived and results from injury, is the body’s way of telling us something is…

Oct 9


Addictions: Avoiding the risks

The Centers for Disease Control recognizes the usefulness of pain medications. They also understand the risk of not understanding the risks. They discuss how to avoid them below: Prescription opioids…

Oct 5


COA Offers Professional Development for Healthcare Personnel

  College of The Albemarle (COA) presents the first in a series of continuing education professional development “workouts” for interested Nursing and Allied Health personnel to enhance or refresh skills…

Oct 1


New response team is a lifeline for overdose survivors

In an effort to open a new front in the battle against the nation’s opioid crisis, the Dare County’s Saving Lives Task Force has created a response team designed to…

Sep 29


Dare County Public Flu Vaccine

Dare County Department of Health & Human Services

Sep 26


Mental Wellness and Counseling Service provider Peaceful Waters Counseling opens in Moyock

Currituck Chamber of Commerce   The Currituck Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the official opening of Peaceful Waters Counseling and Wellness Center. Filling a long void…

Sep 25


College of The Albemarle Foundation and Outer Banks Hotline Celebrate New Scholarship

On September 19, College of The Albemarle (COA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Outer Banks Hotline to establish a restricted annual scholarship called the “Lynn Bryant Scholarship.”  Lynn…

Sep 25


Stroller Strong Fitness Group

Dare County Parks and Recreation Northern Beach Division   Sweat and reach for better health and wellness for you and your family. All parents are welcome. Children must remain in…

Sep 26


Red Cross: Donors of all blood types, races and ethnicities needed

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Sept. 23-Oct. 15: The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood or platelets to help increase the diversity of the…

Sep 24


Take a step into your child’s world! Keeping Current program features a conversation with Pediatrician Dr. Clower on challenges children are facing today

Please join us for an educational night for parents to learn about challenges your children are facing today and how to support them. Dare County Department of Health & Human…

Sep 19