• 72°

COVID-19 testing event set in Fairfield

On Sept. 29, a Hyde County drive-through COVID-19 testing event will start at 4 p.m. at the Fairfield United Methodist Church, located at 126 Church St. in Fairfield.

The testing is by appointment only. Call 252-926-4397 or 252-926-4382 to schedule an appointment.

Residents of Hyde, Beaufort, Dare, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties age 10 years and older are eligible to be tested.

Individuals will not incur any out-of-pocket cost. If insured, bring ID and insurance card.

Free face masks are available to all participants while supplies last.

In Hyde County, the following locations are testing for COVID-19:

Hyde County Health Department, 1151 Main St., Swan Quarter. Telephone 252-926-4399

Engelhard Medical Center, 33270 U.S. Highway 264, Engelhard. Telephone 252-925-7000

Ocracoke Health Center, 305 Back Road, Ocracoke. Telephone 252-928-1511

For other locations, go to covid19.ncdhhs.gov and look for Find My Testing Place or call 211.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS AND EVENTS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

First responders traverse ocean overwash on NC 12 to get child to hospital

Our Coastland Then and Now; 2020 Outlook edition from The Coastland Times

Lifestyles

Nine Dare County employees receive service pins

Currituck

Currituck Extension holding hay bale decorating contest

Business

Company that maintains state-owned rest areas settles EEOC lawsuit

News

Buxton fire claimed lives of four, county confirms

News

Manteo Planning Board paves the way for COA project, but questions remain

Currituck

Feeling festive? Enter Currituck Extension’s fall arrangement contest

Lifestyles

FOCUS: Rods on the Run

News

Coast Guard confirms family of active duty member unaccounted for in Buxton fire

News

Four people unaccounted for after early morning structure fire in Buxton

News

Dare school board delves into back-to-school set up

News

Object on Buxton beach determined to be live military ordnance

News

Dare County Finance Department receives award for excellence in financial reporting

News

Mascots stay the same at Manteo schools

News

Potential unexploded ordnance found on Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach in Buxton

News

Kill Devil Hills approves rear yard setback change

News

North Carolina to remain in Phase 3

News

Five positive COVID-19 tests reported among Neuse River ferry staff

News

North Carolina resumes processing deficient absentee ballots

Crime

Police: Teen charged for Goldsboro shooting that wounded 2-year-old

News

Motz presented with Lifesaving Recognition Award

Lifestyles

Columbia officials leave Halloween decisions up to parents, community members

Crime

Sheriff Doughtie asks for help with campground vehicle break-ins

Business

Husband and wife team up to open studio and store in Currituck

News

Waves marsh fire started by fireworks