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
For two medical fellows, the EOC is as much a classroom as a jobsite This spring’s sudden outbreak of COVID-19 has upended lives. Gatherings have been canceled, weddings postponed, businesses shuttered, families separated and, tragically, lives have been lost. Yet, for some, this time of trial is an opportunity to grow and learn. During the
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Loans up to $50,000 available to cover lost revenues The Wake County Board of Commissioners voted today to allocate $5 million in federal funds to create a relief program for local small businesses who have lost revenue due to COVID-19. Called Wake Forward, the program will provide loans of up to $50,000 to small businesses
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