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Wake Libraries’ Summer Reading Program Goes Virtual

  • On June 9, 2020
Wake County Public Libraries’ popular Summer Reading Program might look a little different in 2020, but it promises the same mix of entertainment and education that participants have come to expect and enjoy. Summer @ the (Virtual) Library kicks off Sunday, June 14, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. “We know that COVID-19 has impacted
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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing June 11 – 13 in Wendell for At-Risk Residents

  • On June 6, 2020
While a few reservations for COVID-19 testing remain available at Southern Regional Center in Fuquay-Varina, Wake County Public Health has secured the location for its next round of testing. From June 11 to June 13, public health staff will be testing at-risk residents for COVID-19 at Hephzibah Baptist Church, located at 1794 Wendell Blvd., Wendell.
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Wake County Adds Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Slots, Dates

  • On June 3, 2020
Due to demand and an ability to respond to that demand, Wake County Public Health has added several testing slots and dates to its COVID-19 testing efforts for at-risk groups. On Thursday, June 4, and Friday, June 5, testing has been expanded to accommodate up to 250 people per day at the Wake County Commons
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Cary

  • On June 1, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at HeartFields at Cary, an assisted living and memory care facility in Cary. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in residents at the facility, located at 1050 Crescent Green. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility
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Wake County to Begin Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for At-Risk Groups

  • On May 30, 2020
On Monday, June 1, Wake County Public Health will begin drive-thru COVID-19 testing for at-risk groups at the Wake County Commons Building parking lot. The testing, which will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily through Thursday, June 4, is free, but people must sign up for a timeslot and register to participate. Tests
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Apex

  • On May 28, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Brookridge Assisted Living, a long-term care facility located in Apex. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in residents at Brookridge, located at 312 Lynch Street. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed.
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Application Period Opens for ‘Wake Forward’ Small Business Relief Program

  • On May 20, 2020
Loans up to $50,000 available to cover lost revenues Small businesses and independent contractors in Wake County that have lost revenue due to COVID-19 can now apply for loans to help plan for the future. The application period for Wake Forward officially opened at noon today. People who are interested can visit the Wake Forward
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Wake Board Allocates CARES Act Funds to Cover County COVID-19 Response

  • On May 18, 2020
Spending totals $13.1 million since crisis began The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted today to allocate $62.7 million in federal funds to cover the county’s COVID-19 response through June 30, the end of Fiscal Year 2020. “Wake County is facing many of the same challenges that communities across the nation and around the globe
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