Health

Sep 21


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 Services and Surf Pediatrics and…


Walk Against Addiction – Medicine Drop and Free Flu Vaccines

Saturday, September 21 from 8 a.m. to noon Hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and Dare County Sheriff’s Office The Health Coach will be at the Walk Against Addiction event hosting a medicine drop and providing free…


Addictions: What is Marijuana?

Marijuana is a psychoactive drug used by many people recreationally and its use has been legalized in several states. It has positive properties as well as being problematic for some people. This can depend on…

Dare County Health Advisory: Staying healthy during cleanup

9/7/19, 7:45 AM  |  Dare County (@DareCountyGovt) Do not walk in or play in flooded areas especially in bare feet or flimsy footwear. If you do come into contact with flood water, wash exposed skin…


Staying One Step Ahead of a Cancer Diagnosis

Because The Outer Banks Hospital (TOBH) has proven its ability to solve complex community health challenges, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and Pfizer have awarded a grant that will help the Outer Banks…


The Outer Banks Hospital Awards $135,000 in Grants to Local Agencies

The Outer Banks Hospital is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 Community Benefit Grants Program. Grants are awarded for projects that will significantly increase access to healthcare and financial resources in our community…


Possible vaping illness concerns N.C. officials

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) says it is investigating the cases of three patients who have been hospitalized since late July with symptoms of severe lung disease after vaping. Other…


Addictions: You Can Help Prevent an Overdose!!

With a current climate of deep concern about people overdosing with opiates (heroin or prescription opioid pain medications), it seems important that people are informed about the medication Narcan/ Naloxone. The CDC (Centers for Disease…


Creating Opportunity in Our Community

The Outer Banks Hospital (TOBH) is committed to supporting local students in their pursuit of rewarding and successful careers. For that reason, the hospital created a scholarship for students enrolled in the College of the…


The Currituck Chamber of Commerce helps Currituck Senior Nutrition Program with special donation

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it has donated $1,253.78 to Currituck Senior Nutrition Program from the Currituck Chamber’s Spring Social event held this past spring 2019. These funds will help support…