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House Wake! Funds Organizations Serving Vulnerable Populations during Pandemic

  • On July 1, 2020
The Wake County Department of Housing Affordability & Community Revitalization has identified 13 community organizations that will receive funding from Phase I of the department’s House Wake! strategic plan. Each of these organizations provides much-needed services and support to vulnerable populations in Wake County, including individuals, families, youth, victims of domestic violence, and youth and
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak in Cary

  • On June 30, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Cary Health and Rehabilitation Center, a skilled nursing center. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in staff at the facility, located at 6590 Tryon Road. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed.
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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing July 9–11 in Apex for At-Risk Residents

  • On June 30, 2020
The Wake County Public Health team continues its drive-thru COVID-19 testing for at-risk residents at Apex High School, located at 1501 Laura Duncan Road, from July 9 to July 11. The testing, which will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., is free, but people must follow a three-step process to claim their spot. Step
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak in Raleigh

  • On June 26, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Litchford Falls, a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Raleigh. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in residents and staff at the facility, located at 8200 Litchford Road. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Three Long-Term Care Facilities

  • On June 25, 2020
Wake County has confirmed outbreaks of COVID-19 at three long-term care facilities throughout the county: Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Raleigh; Waltonwood Senior Living in Cary; and Hillside Nursing and Rehab in Wake Forest. Our Public Health team has received test results showing staff at all three facilities tested positive for the virus, while
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Raleigh

  • On June 23, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Brighton Gardens of Raleigh, a senior living community.   Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in staff at the facility, located at 3101 Duraleigh Road. No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed.
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Wake County Hiring to Support Continued COVID-19 Response

  • On June 23, 2020
People seeking jobs during the current economic downturn may find new employment opportunities with Wake County. The county plans to hire about 235 temporary staff members over the next month to support its ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of the positions will support the public health function of the COVID-19 response, including contact
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Raleigh

  • On June 19, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community, a continuing care retirement community in Raleigh. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in residents and staff at the facility, located at 1500 Sawmill Road. No additional information about residents or employees within
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Garner

  • On June 18, 2020
Wake County has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at The Laurels of Forest Glenn, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in Garner. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus in residents at the facility, located at 1101 Hartwell Street, Garner. No additional information about residents or employees within
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