Health & Wellness


Incredible healthcare journeys, incredible people. 

Sharing personal stories helps us stay connected as a community. Sure to inspire, these stories reflect the courage and perseverance of our friends, family and neighbors — and their experiences as patients or loved ones — right here on the Outer Banks.

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Mindy Thompson and Michael Thompson Stories

BE BIG! GET LOUD! There are three therapists at The Outer Banks Hospital who are certified to work with patients who experience the symptoms caused by Parkinson’s.

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Jessie Piacenza’s Story

Jessie Piacenza, HR manager for Kitty Hawk Kites, grew up mainly on the Outer Banks — but she and her husband had been away in Kansas City, MO, her husband’s hometown, for some years.

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Meri Jones’ Story

That personalization…you don’t get at larger facilities. We’re kind of like a little family.

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Sierra Midgette Story

This job-shadowing opportunity set a path for Midgette in college.

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Whether you're a patient, caregiver or other member of the community, we want to hear about your unique healthcare experience with us

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