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American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, May 23, 2024

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Flyer

Join your fellow Currituck employees and citizens to “Help Save Lives” by donating blood on Thursday, May 23, 2024, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the:

Currituck County Government Complex
Courtroom C
2801 Caratoke Highway
Currituck North Carolina  27929

For the best donation experience, it is recommend that  you schedule an appointment, with the Red Cross and enter in the Sponsor Code field: CCGOVT to help us achieve our goal to collect 17 “lifesaving” units of blood.

To streamline your donation experience and save you about 15 minutes visit to read the pre-donation material and complete your health history questions. The questionnaire can only be completed on the day of your donation appointment.

To top of your generous donation the Red Cross will be giving out a Tetris and Red Cross t-shirt.

Meet the Shelter
Saturday, May 4, 2024

Meet the Shelter Flyer, all the information is on this webpage..Mark your calendars! You’re invited to Currituck County’s new event “Meet the Shelter” on Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.! The shelter will have a food truck and other guests.

We are still seeking additional vendors to join us. If you are interested, please give us a call at 252-453-8682 for more information!

We are hoping for a great adoption weekend with 1/2 off all adoption fees. Come tour our shelter, meet the staff, and visit our adorable shelter pets!

Please share this great event and help spread the word – we look forward to meeting you!

Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic
Saturday, May 11, 2024

A puppy and young cat cuddled together in front of a screen door. Currituck Animal Services and Control in affiliation with Moyock Animal Hospital are once again hosting their Annual Spring Free Rabies Clinic.

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Phone: 252-435-8682
Location: Currituck County Animal Shelter in Barco
for all Currituck County Residents with proper identification. Non-Residents $8.00 per vaccine.
Flyer:  Annual Spring Rabies Clinic (PDF)

In order to receive a 3 year booster you MUST show proof of prior rabies vaccination.

Special Thanks to Moyock Animal Hospital

Learn What Our Historic Preservation Commission Does

The Historic Preservation Commission helps property owners apply for local landmark designation and maintains a list of county properties with historical significance.

Check out this new video to learn more about the commission and how it works to preserve Currituck’s heritage.

Become a Foster Parent

Currituck County has a need for foster parents. There are local children who need caring, stable homes and the Department of Social Services would like to talk with anyone interested in opening their home to a foster child.

Being a foster parent could be a positive, life-changing experience for the child and you! Call Social Services at 252-232-3083 or email for more information.

New Addition to
Historic Jarvisburg
Colored School
Visitor Center

On February 6, 2024, Rick Kinner, of Corolla, along with other members of the Outer Banks Stamp Club, presented the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School with two framed Black Heritage stamp collections of African American leaders, entertainers, sports figures, writers and historical figures.

These collections are hanging on the wall of the School’s visitor center for all to see and enjoy.  While it is anticipated that these will be permanent exhibits, the public is invited to come and view this new addition to the School during Black History Month.

Historic Jarvisburg Colored Schools is open during February on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m..  The School will be closing for a brief period after February to complete renovations.


Important Announcement For Currituck Utility Customers

New Payment Office Location

To better serve the citizens of Currituck County we have moved our payment office to:

2878 Caratoke Highway,
Currituck, North Carolina 27929.

Payments can made by:

  • Drive-thru Window

    2878 Caratoke Highway,
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929

  • Mail

    PO Box 220
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929

  • Night Drop

    2878 Caratoke Highway,
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929
    The night drop box is located at the back of the building.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 252-232-2769.

New Public Records Request Portal

Blackboard with what's new written in chalk.Recently Currituck County launched a new service to help citizens obtain public records request from the county government. The public records request portal can be accessed at It can also be found on this website under the Government tab above.

This new service promotes transparency and will help Currituck County follow North Carolina’s public records laws. Once a request has been submitted it will be reviewed and processed by the County Manager and County Attorney offices.

County Offices Closed
Memorial Day

The following Currituck County Government facilities will be CLOSED Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2024.

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Convenience Sites

~ Transfer Station

~ Libraries

~ Senior Centers

~Whalehead in Historic Corolla

~Maritime Museum

~Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education