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Dare County gradually lifting restrictions to enter Outer Banks

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 10:16:23-04

DARE COUNTY, N.C. -- Officials in Dare County have announced a plan to gradually lift restrictions for entry to their stretch of the Outer Banks.

“The first phase will allow entry of non-resident property owners,” county officials said Tuesday. “It is critical for everyone to adhere to the safety measures and regulations specified in this plan.”

Dare County will open to non-resident property owners who have a valid entry permit with matching government issued ID. Entry permits can be obtained here.

Plan Details:

• Beginning Monday, May 4 at 6:00 a.m. - Entry begins and is ongoing for non- resident property owners whose last name begins with A - I
• Beginning Wednesday, May 6 at 6:00 a.m. - Entry begins and is ongoing for non- resident property owners whose last name begins with J - R
• Beginning Friday, May 8 at 6:00 a.m. - Entry begins for non-resident property owners whose last name begins with S – Z

The following restrictions will remain in place:

• Dare County’s Stay Home - Stay Healthy order has been extended to May 22, 2020.
• North Carolina’s Stay at Home order - in place until at least April 29, 2020.
• If you are sick, stay home.
• Mass gatherings are limited to 10 or fewer individuals.
• Travel only for essential needs.
• Only have direct contact with members of your immediate household.

Additionally, individuals are now required to wear a mask or cloth face covering in public places like grocery stores and pharmacies.

For more information about the plan, click here.