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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Cary

  • On June 1, 2020
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
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Wake County to Begin Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for At-Risk Groups

  • On May 30, 2020
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
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Wake County Identifies New Outbreak of COVID-19 in Apex

  • On May 28, 2020
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.
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Application Period Opens for ‘Wake Forward’ Small Business Relief Program

  • On May 20, 2020
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
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Wake Board Allocates CARES Act Funds to Cover County COVID-19 Response

  • On May 18, 2020
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
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Wake County Identifies Additional Outbreaks of COVID-19

  • On May 12, 2020
Wake County has confirmed outbreaks of COVID-19 at two long-term care facilities operated by Brookdale Senior Living. Our Public Health team has received test results showing positive cases of the virus – affecting both residents and staff – at Brookdale North Raleigh and Brookdale Wake Forest. No additional information about residents or employees within the
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Wake County Adds More Food Distribution Sites for Students and Families

  • On May 12, 2020
More than 900,000 meals and 10,000 emergency food boxes have been distributed to children and families across Wake County since March 16, thanks to staff at Wake County Public Schools and volunteers at community food distribution sites. To help expand food distribution to even more residents, WCPSS has opened an additional six school distribution sites
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Wake County Announces Strategic Housing Plan to Help Minimize Effects of COVID-19

  • On May 6, 2020
Wake County is announcing the creation of House Wake!, a strategic plan to help minimize the effects of COVID-19 on county residents who are currently homeless or on the brink of homelessness.  This six-to-eight-month plan earned unanimous support by the Wake County Board of Commissioners on Monday, May 4th and is now being implemented by
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Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Long-Term Care Facility in Apex

  • On May 4, 2020
The Wake County Public Health Division has confirmed the fourth outbreak of COVID-19 at a long-term care facility. Multiple people – including employees and residents – at UNC REX Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center of Apex have tested positive for the virus. No information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed. “As
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