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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Cary

  • On May 7, 2021
Wake County Public Health has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Brookdale Cary, an assisted living facility located at 7870 Chapel Hill Road in Cary.  This is the second outbreak at this location. The previous outbreak occurred in January. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The N.C. Department of
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Wake County Announces Walk-in Hours for COVID-19 Vaccines

  • On May 3, 2021
Wake County Public Health is making it easier than ever to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine clinics continue to open in more corners of the county, registration forms have been simplified and now appointments are no longer required to get a free shot. All vaccination locations will now allow walk-ins and drive-ins for first doses.
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Three Additional Parks and Recreation Locations Offer Free COVID-19 Testing

  • On April 28, 2021
Three local parks and recreations locations will offer free drive-thru testing starting tomorrow and through the weekend, joining the six other permanent testing locations in Wake County. Residents do not need an appointment, insurance or identification. Sites will offer walk-up testing for anyone who does not have a car. In Wake County, the current positivity
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh

  • On April 28, 2021
Wake County Public Health has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Sunnybrook Rehabilitation Center located at 25 Sunnybrook Road in Raleigh. This is the third outbreak at this location. The previous outbreaks occurred in January 2021 and April 2020. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The N.C. Department of Health and Human
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Wake County Public Health to Resume J&J Vaccinations This Week

  • On April 26, 2021
Wake County Public Health is moving forward with the usage of Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine following guidance from N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food & Drug Administration. Late Friday afternoon, those state and federal agencies reaffirmed their confidence that the J&J vaccine is safe and effective in
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Wake County Public Health to Open Second Regional Vaccination Clinic Monday

  • On April 23, 2021
The push to bring lifesaving COVID-19 shots closer to communities continues Monday with the opening of a new vaccination clinic in Wake Forest at the Wake County Northern Regional Center. This new site will offer free vaccines five days week, including evening and weekend hours. The county’s regional centers are ideal places to host these clinics,
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Holly Hill Hospital – Main Campus

  • On April 14, 2021
Wake County Public Health has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Holly Hill Hospital – Main Campus Unit. The facility is located at 201 Michael J. Smith Lane in Raleigh. This is the second outbreak at this location. The previous outbreak occurred in December 2020. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be
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Wake County Continues Vaccinating with Pfizer and Moderna, While Awaiting ACIP Recommendations on J&J

  • On April 13, 2021
Wake County Public Health is temporarily pausing Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccinations following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. This pause will not slow efforts to #VaccinateWake. Wake County Public Health only had a few J&J clinics confirmed in
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