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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources

Updates from the September 1 Board of Education Meeting

The Dare County Board of Education met on September 1 in a special called meeting to review operational procedures for the 2021 school year.
A summary of the decisions approved by the Board of Education:

  1. Require masks indoors in all Dare County School facilities. This is effective Thursday, September 2, 2021. Anyone who enters a school district facility must wear a face mask.
  2. The Board voted to allow a virtual learning change of status up to Monday, September 6 at 5:00 pm. The change status will remain for the entire first semester. An email will be sent to all parents/guardians tomorrow morning. The email will include a link where you can go into PowerSchool and either (A.) Request that your student comes out of virtual or (B.) Goes into the virtual program. 
  3. DCS will limit nonessential visitors as determined by the lead administrator of the facility.
  4. DCS will provide a link on it's COVID-19 page to the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services.


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Dare County Schools is Committed to the Health and Safety of our Community

The health and safety of all of our students, staff, and parents is our first priority as this situation around COVID-19 evolves around the world. Superintendent Farrelly and the Board of Education are working in close conjunction with local, state and federal agencies to make the appropriate decisions regarding the safety of our schools and community.

What is COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? 

Many areas of the world are experiencing an increase in respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus named COVID-19. This virus can spread from person-to-person in similar ways as the common flu. 


Notice Regarding Limitations on Liability for COVID-19 (S.L. 2020-89)

Any person entering these premises is hereby notified that those in possession, custody, or control of these premises have taken actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to individuals present on these premises, by requiring that relevant guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and the County Health Department be followed.

Your support and cooperation, and your adherence to these guidelines will help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

In any claim for relief arising from any individual contracting COVID-19, no person (including this governmental subdivision, governmental instrumentality or public corporation) shall be liable for any act or omission that does not amount to gross negligence, willful or wonton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing.  (S.L. 2020-89).

Please work with us to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.  

Thank you for your support!