Press Release
¡Ponte los cinturones de seguridad, niños y niñas!
¡Ponte los cinturones de seguridad, niños y niñas!
Event is rescheduled for 8/12/20; Make an appointment with Hyde County Health Department. 

Drive-through mass testing on Ocracoke is for residents of Hyde, Beaufort, Dare, Martin, Tyrell, and Washington counties are eligible. You must be age 10 and up. Testing is by appointment only: Call 252-926-4382 or 252-926-4397 to schedule an appointment.

Testing will take place at the big NPS parking lot by the boat ramp beginning at 2pm. 

There will be no out-of-pocket costs for getting tested. Please bring ID and insurance card (if you have insurance.)

This test will tell you if you have a currently active case of COVID-19. It will not test for antibodies. 

So far, Hyde County has had 35 cases of COVID-19, all on the mainland. Only one case is still active; the rest are recovered. There was one hospitalization; Hyde County has had zero coronavirus deaths.

COVID-19 cases are very likely to climb in Hyde County. Please continue to practice safety protocols and if you are not, please consider doing so for the safety of others. Prevention of spread is up to us, the people, and how assertive we are with our efforts. Remember, wear your mask, wait 6 feet between others, and wash your hands.

Should you have questions, the Health Department is here for you. Call us at 252-926-4399 and as always, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Put your seatbelts on, kids!
Put your seatbelts on, kids!
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