New Mental Health Center in Hatteras Set to Open January 16

The new PORT Health Services on Hatteras Island is scheduled to open on Wednesday, January 16, roughly a year after the concept of an island-based mental health services center was first proposed. The new center, which is housed within the former Medical Center building in Hatteras village, will initially offer individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric […] Local News |  Full Article

Partial Government Shutdown – What is Not Open and / or Available

The partial federal government shutdown on Saturday morning at 12 a.m. resulted in closures of all Cape Hatteras National Seashore visitors’ centers and many services, but the beaches remain open to the public. All rules and regulations apply for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore during the shutdown, and a list of what is operational during […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger 402 Miles Southeast of Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard Medivac

The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 402 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, Wednesday evening. The crew of the Anthem of the Seas notified Coast Guard Fifth District command center watchstanders that a 79-year-old man was suffering from symptoms of kidney complications and required a medevac. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue […] Local News |  Full Article