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Tropical Storm Isaias Information & Updates
Tropical Storm Isaias Information & Updates

August 4:  Currituck County offices will operate on normal business hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 5. The convenience centers are scheduled to be open from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm for residents…

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Hurricane Season:  Know Your Zone
Hurricane Season: Know Your Zone

NC Emergency Management has introduced the Know Your Zone program for counties during hurricane season. This provides a tiered evacuation system that ranks areas most at risk to impacts from hurricanes, such as flooding and…

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Currituck Designates First Local Landmark Property

The Currituck County Board of Commissioners, on July 20, 2020, approved the designation of the first local historic landmark property in the county. Acquiring this landmark status is a house located on Shingle Landing Rd.…

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EMS Adds Ultrasound Capability to Ambulances

Currituck County Fire-EMS (CCFEMS) is excited to announce it is upgrading its patient assessment capability by adding ultrasound imaging technology to its ambulances.  Currituck County received special approval from the North Carolina Medical Director, Dr.…

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Recent UDO Changes Regarding Surveys & Site Plans

The Currituck County Planning Department would like to make the public aware of two recent changes to the Unified Development Ordinance. These changes were approved by the Board of Commissioners during its June 22, 2020…

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Debris Cleanup
  • At this time, there is not a countywide debris pickup scheduled. Do NOT leave storm debris or damaged items by the side of the road.
  • Citizens may take storm debris to one of the county’s Convenience Centers.
  • *UPDATE:  The Carova convenience center will not be able to open today. The other convenience centers will open at 1:00 pm today.  All sites, including Carova, are scheduled to open at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5.
  • Tree limbs greater than 8 feet long and 4 inches in diameter should be taken to the Transfer Station located at 216 Airport Road, Maple, NC 27956.
  • A collection of yard waste larger than a 5 ft. x 8 ft. truck bed should also be taken to the Transfer Station.
  • At the Transfer Station, county residents and property owners will not be charged for the first 500 lbs. of storm debris. After that, the cost will be $90 per ton of debris.

Be careful inspecting & cleaning up storm debris on your property; do not approach debris located near downed power lines.

Report power outages to 866-366-4357 or www.dominionenergy.com/outages.

If you feel a downed line presents an imminent danger, call 911 first. You can continue to check power outage info in your area at outagemap.dominionenergy.com/external/default.html

Lastly, if you’re looking for services in our community we encourage you to call 211 or visit www.nc211.org.

County Highlights

COVID-19 HEALTH INFORMATION RESOURCES
COVID-19 Testing
  • Albemarle Regional Health Services offers testing for COVID-19 at the Currituck Health Department on Wednesdays, by appointment only. Call the Health Department at 252-232-2271 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Washing hands in a sink with soap and waterGeneral Precautions
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds at a time.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Do not reuse tissue after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.
Symptoms
The three main symptoms of the COVID-19 coronavirus are:

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