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:

Outer Banks Hospital: (252) 449-4500 •  Mile Post 14, Nags Head
Beach Medical Urgent Care: (252) 261-4187 •  Mile Post 1.5, Kitty Hawk
Medical House Calls: (252) 475-2007 •  Minor medical care in your vacation home