COVID-19 Expected to Increase Need for Donations to Annual Holiday Cheer Program

  • On October 8, 2020
For more than four decades, Wake County has asked local residents to help brighten the holiday season for less fortunate children, families and seniors by participating in its annual Holiday Cheer program. And every year, they respond with generous donations of meals and gifts. But, with COVID-19 forcing thousands out of work, the need for […]
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Wake County Continuing Free COVID-19 Testing Next Week in Raleigh, Wake Forest

  • On October 1, 2020
Wake County’s free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will return to Raleigh and Wake Forest next week. Nearly 5,000 time slots will be available between the two locations for the community’s convenience.   Wake County Public Health will return to the Sunnybrook Building parking deck, located in eastern Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane, next week to resume […]
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Wake County to Launch New COVID-19 Testing Site in Wake Forest

  • On September 28, 2020
People who live and work near Wake Forest now have a new, convenient way to get tested for COVID-19. Wake County is contracting with clinical laboratory Radeas to provide free testing this week. “We want to make sure that anyone who needs a COVID-19 test can get one safely and easily,” said Wake County Medical […]
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Intermediate Care Facility in Raleigh

  • On September 25, 2020
Wake County Public Health has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at The Tammy Lynn Center, a residential care facility located at 739 Chapell Drive in Raleigh. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services defines an outbreak as two or more people […]
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Free COVID-19 Testing Continues Next Week in Eastern Raleigh

  • On September 24, 2020
Wake County Public Health will return to the Sunnybrook Building parking deck, located in eastern Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane, next week to resume free drive-thru testing for residents. Testing will take place Sept. 28–29 and Oct. 1–3. Appointments are in half-hour intervals from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with 400 testing slots available. The […]
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Cary

  • On September 23, 2020
Wake County Public Health has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Swift Creek Health Center, an assisted living facility located at 221 Brightmore Drive in Cary. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services defines an outbreak as two or more people […]
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Wake County Seeds COVID-19 Relief Fund for Local Arts Organizations with $1 Million Investment

  • On September 21, 2020
United Arts to administer fund and raise additional private donations From shuttered concert venues and art galleries to postponed film festivals and fashion shows, the cultural events that ordinarily bring us together have suffered directly from the social distancing requirements that help contain COVID-19. Today, Wake County is providing relief for the local nonprofits that […]
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Free COVID-19 Testing Available Next Week in Eastern Raleigh

  • On September 17, 2020
Wake County Public Health’s free drive-thru testing will return next week to the Sunnybrook Building parking deck, located in eastern Raleigh at 2925 Holston Lane. Testing will take place Sept. 21–22 and Sept. 24–26. Appointments are in half-hour intervals from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with 400 testing slots available. The service is free, but […]
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