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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Residential Care Facility in Garner

  • On July 15, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Strategic Behavioral Center in Garner. Our Public Health team has received test results showing staff members have tested positive for the virus at this facility, which is located at 3200 Waterfield Drive. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Long-Term Care Facility in Raleigh

  • On July 11, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tower Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Raleigh. Our Public Health team has received test results showing staff members have tested positive for the virus at this facility, which is located at 3609 Bond Street. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. The
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreaks at Three Care Facilities in Raleigh

  • On July 10, 2020
Wake County has confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks at three long-term care facilities in Raleigh. Defined by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, an outbreak involves two or more people (residents or employees) testing positive for the virus. Today’s confirmed outbreaks include: Residents and staff testing positive at Universal Healthcare, located at 5201 Clarks Fork
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Long-Term Care Facility in Raleigh

  • On July 8, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at The Oaks at Whitaker Glen-Mayview in Raleigh. Our Public Health team has received test results showing staff members have tested positive for the virus at this facility, which is located at 513 East Whitaker Mill Road. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility
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Board Approves $1.7 Million in Funds for Homeless Prevention Amidst COVID-19 Recovery

  • On July 6, 2020
The Wake County Board of Commissioners has voted unanimously to appropriate an additional $1.7 million in federal CARES Act funds to help prevent homelessness in the county. This funding will be part of Phase II of the House Wake! strategic plan. The Housing Affordability and Community Revitalization Department will use these dollars for eviction prevention
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Wake County Identifies Two New COVID-19 Outbreaks in Raleigh

  • On July 2, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 in Raleigh at Sunrise at North Hills and Abbotswood at Stonehenge, two assisted living communities for older adults. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in staff and residents at the two facilities, at 615 Spring Forest Road and 7900
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Energy Assistance Program Helps Paying Cooling Bills this Summer

  • On July 2, 2020
Families who are having difficulty paying their utility bills this summer may qualify for emergency funding to help cover the costs of their cooling bills. The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is an annual Wake County program that provides assistance to low-income families or people who are experiencing a cooling-related crisis. In past years, people were
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak in Raleigh

  • On July 1, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Capital Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh. This is the second outbreak at the long-term care facility, which is located at 3000 Holston Lane. Our Public Health team has received test results showing both residents and staff have tested positive for the virus at the facility.
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