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Wake County Announces 11th COVID-19 Positive Case

  • On March 14, 2020
The Wake County Public Health Division has confirmed that a Wake County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. This makes the 11th positive test result in Wake County. The patient remains at home in isolation. “We are evaluating every case that comes and focusing on contact tracing to reduce the risk of exposure to the
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Wake County Declares State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19

  • On March 13, 2020
Wake County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Ford today declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19. The county has received eight presumptive positive test results to date from the state lab in Raleigh. “Although the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus remains low in Wake County, I signed a State of Emergency declaration today as
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Wake County Register of Deeds continues to provide all services

  • On March 13, 2020
Statement by Charles P. GilliamWake County Register of Deeds Raleigh, NC – Wake County Register of Deeds Charles P. Gilliam issued the following statement today about ROD office operations concerning the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation. The Wake County Register of Deeds office continues to provide all services. For the safety and convenience of all, the Register of
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​Wake County Announces New COVID-19 Presumptive Positive Case

  • On March 13, 2020
The Wake County Public Health Division received word from the state lab this evening that a Wake County resident has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19. It is the ninth presumptive positive test result in Wake County. The case is related to the existing cluster of positive patients tested earlier this week from Biogen. “We are
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Wake County Resident Self-Isolated to Avoid Spreading COVID-19

  • On March 12, 2020
The Wake County Public Health Division determined the resident who tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 on March 11 avoided becoming a risk to the public by effectively self-isolating. “This is a perfect example of how people should act when they begin to feel sick,” said Wake County Medical Director Dr. Kim McDonald. “If you start
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Wake County Resident Tests Presumptive Positive for COVID-19 Following Visit to Doctor’s Office

  • On March 12, 2020
Patient and Medical Provider Effectively Avoided Exposing Others to the Virus Wake County has learned today a resident tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 at a private laboratory following a visit to the doctor’s office. This brings the total number of presumptive positive test results in Wake County to eight. Through contact tracing, Wake County has determined the
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Wake County Recommends the Public Avoid Visiting Facilities that Serve People at High Risk of COVID-19

  • On March 11, 2020
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Wake County Public Health Division recommends the public avoid visiting residential establishments for people at higher risk for severe illness – such as nursing homes, independent and assisted living facilities, correctional facilities and facilities that care for medically vulnerable children. High risk populations include adults over 65 years,
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Wake County Resident Tests Presumptive Positive for COVID-19

  • On March 11, 2020
Wake County has received notice from the state lab on Wednesday, March 11, that another resident has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of presumptive positive test results in Wake County to seven. “This is not a surprise,” said Wake County Medical Director Dr. Kim McDonald. “As we track the movements of
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Wake County Continues Investigating Possible Exposure to Five Cases of COVID-19

  • On March 10, 2020
The Wake County Public Health Division continues to investigate who was potentially exposed to five residents who tested presumptively positive for COVID-19 on March 9. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is running a second test to confirm these results. “Our public health team has diligently created a timeline for each affected person, so
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