Hyde County Health Department announced that they want to ensure that all Hyde County residents who are in need of testing for COVID-19 have access, and provided information on testing sites and events in the area via a Friday press release.
To be tested, you should meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Displaying symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea),
- Have been in close contact with someone that has been diagnosed with COVID-19 or feel that you may have been exposed because of being a front-line/essential worker, healthcare worker or first responder.
- Have had regular contact with a high-risk setting such as a long-term care facility, homeless shelter, correctional facility or migrant farmworker camp.
APPOINTMENTS are REQUIRED. Call First! Testing locations are as follows:
Hyde Co. Health Dept.
1151 Main Street, Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Engelhard Medical Center
Engelhard, NC 27824
Ocracoke Health Center
305 Back Rd.
Ocracoke, NC 27960
Also, Hyde County residents may take advantage of Drive-Thru Testing on June 2nd at Soundside Event Site located at 6800 S. Croatan Hwy in Nags Head, NC starting at 10:00 am. This testing event is made possible through a partnership between Hyde County Health Department, Dare County Department of Health and Human Services and Mako Medical Laboratories. Appointments are required. Please call 252.475.5008 to schedule an appointment. You must provide a government issued ID card.