Outer Banks Medical Services
For more information about The Outer Banks Hospital, contact (252)449.4500, 1-877.359.9179, or www.theobh.com. The hospital is located at 4800 S. Croatan Highway, Milepost 14, Nags Head, NC 27959.
Other Medical Facilities and Services:
There are a number of other medical facilities and health-related services available in the area. For an updated list visit the chamber’s on-line membership directory at www.outerbankschamber.com/members or www.obxchamber.com
Community Care Clinic
The Community Care Clinic of Dare is a NC Registered, Private, Not-For-Profit Corporation sponsored by The Albemarle Hospital Foundation, The Outer Banks Hospital and the Dare County Department of Health. The Community Care Clinic of Dare provides basic healthcare, medication assistance, and wellness education for financially challenged, uninsured persons living or working in Dare County. www.dareclinic.org or call (252)261-3041. Volunteers are needed to provide professional services, handle phones and filing, marketing, and language interpretation.
County Health and Human Services
The Dare County Health Department is located at 109 Exeter Street, Manteo (252)475-5003. A satellite office is located in Buxton (on Highway 12) at 995-4404. www.darenc.com
The Currituck County Health Department is located on the main US 158 Highway, just north of the Currituck County Courthouse. Another clinic is located in Powells Point. www.co.currituck.nc.us or call 232-2271.
Dare County Dialysis Center: Located at 115 Exeter Street in Manteo (behind Chesley Mall), this facility is a partnership of Dare County and University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina. Physicians referral required. (252) 475-3530.
Older Adult Services
There are two long-term care facilities in the area Colony Ridge Nursing and Rahabiliation Center (144 beds) in Nags Head (252) 441-3116; and Sentara Nursing Center (100 beds) in Barco (252) 457-0500. Both facilities also offer outpatient rehab services.
Spring Arbor, located at 803 W. Ocean Bay Boulevard, Kill Devil Hills, offers 72 units of one-bedroom and one bedroom deluxe apartments with services including meals, activities, transportation and assistance. (252)449-4455, www.springarborliving.com
The Dare County Older Adult Services is located at the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center on the Baum Tract in Kill Devil Hills and can be reached at 475-5635. The Fessenden Center on Hatteras Island can be reached at 475-5650. The Currituck County Senior Center Locations & Contact Numbers are: Caratoke Hwy, Currituck (252) 232-3505; Powells Point (252)491-8173; and Knotts Island (252)429-3231.
Outer Banks Family YMCA
The Outer Banks Family YMCA offers a beautiful pool, state-of-the-art fitness center , a 15,000 sq. ft. skate park with concrete bowls and a street section and an outdoor water park with two pools (a free form pool and a deep pool with diving board), water slide, and bath house. The center also has treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent bikes, steppers, sauna and whirlpool, two group exercise studios, aquatics, two racquetball courts, teen game room (252) 449-8897.
Currituck and Dare County Healthcare Provider Statistics
2012 Number of Physicians 10
2012 Physicians per 10,000 population 4.2
2012 RNs per 10,000 population 26.5
2012 Dentists per 10,000 population 1.7
2012 Pharmacists per 10,000 population 1.3
2012 Number of Physicians 55
2012 Physicians per 10,000 population 15.8
2012 RNs per 10,000 population 65.5
2012 Dentists per 10,000 population 5.7
2012 Pharmacists per 10,000 population 11.2
New Dare County Helicopter Purchased in 2015.
Outer Banks Hospital Mobile Unit Offers Health Screenings on-site at local businesses, special events