Outer Banks of NC Water Safety

Have a safe and happy Outer Banks vacation!

Relax on a Nags Head NC beachRelax on a Nags Head NC beach

Soaking up the sun, jumping in the ocean waves, and splashing in the pool is what a summer vacation on the Outer Banks is all about! We want you to have a terrific time while you're our guest, but we want you to stay safe as well!

Please take a moment to read through the following ocean and pool safety guidelines. We've also provided contact information for Outer Banks emergency and non-emergency medical care.

Remember to use common sense and caution while swimming in pools or the ocean. Most importantly, always keep an eye on your kids. Have a wonderful and safe beach vacation!

Outer Banks Medical Care:

Always dial 911 if a medical situation is serious or life-threatening. For less serious medical concerns, the following resources are available:

The Outer Banks Hospital Urgent Care Center in Southern Shores
The Market Place (MP 1)
5565 N. Croatan Hwy, Southern Shores, NC 27949
Tel: (252) 449-7474

The Outer Banks Hospital Urgent Care Center & Family Medicine in Nags Head
4923 S. Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959 (MP 14 across from the Outer Banks Hospital)
Tel: (252) 261-8040

Sentara Kitty Hawk
5200 N. Croatan Hwy
Tel: (252) 255-6000