Implementing the COVID-19 mitigation measures

Published 9:44 am Saturday, March 14, 2020

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Kelly’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Sunday, March 15, in Nags Head has been canceled.

Some church services for March 15 canceled. Check with individual churches.

Most Superior and District court cases all across North Carolina put off for 30 days.

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North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board suspended interscholastic athletics beginning at 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2020, through Monday, April 6, 2020. This includes all workouts, skill development, practices and contests.

Dare County Schools suspended any school facility use outside of the instructional day for any gathering of 100 or more people. This will go into effect Monday, March 16, 2020, and remain until further notice. Schools are going to amend, alter or postpone programs where they would have more than 100 community members present at a school event. Travel is limited.

Vidant Health has placed visitation restrictions at the system’s hospitals across eastern North Carolina, including The Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head. Only immediate family members over the age of 16 and not exhibiting any symptoms of illness may visit a Vidant hospital. The restrictions apply to all areas of the hospitals, not just patient areas.

The North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church Disaster Ministries has suspended operations in all of its disaster ministries centers and satellite offices for the next two and a half weeks due to the coronavirus. Operations on Ocracoke will be suspended from Sunday, March 15, through Tuesday, March 31.

Hatteras Island Community Emergency Response Team Board has canceled the March 19 training at the Hatteras Community Building and will reschedule the session on working with the blind and hearing impaired during an emergency for the fall.



COVID-19 mitigation actions spelled out at meeting of local government officials

Hyde County Schools COVID-19 actions taken