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Episode 5

In this week’s Webisode, Chairmain Greg Ford and Vice Chair Vickie Adamson talk with Housing Director Lorena McDowell and Katherine Williams of NC Cooperative Extension about how Wake County is working to continue to serving our most vulnerable residents during COVID-19.

Episode 4

In this episode, Wake County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Ford and Commissioners Sig Hutchinson and Dr. James West talk about the success of our drive-thru COVID-19 testing with Human Services Director Regina Petteway and EMS Director/Medical Direction Jose Cabanas. They also discuss the impacts of the virus on the county’s Latinx community, as well as the residents and staff of long-term care facilities.

Episode 3

Join Chairman Greg Ford as he discusses the proposed FY21 Budget with Commissioner Susan Evans, County Manager David Ellis, and Chief Financial Officer Emily Lucas.

Episode 2

Watch Wake Board Chairman Greg Ford and Commissioner Matt Calabria interview representatives of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Wake Economic Development about the new Wake Forward program. They’ll explain how small businesses impacted financially by COVID-19 can apply for loans up to $50,000 to help them recover.

Episode 1

Watch Wake Board Chairman Greg Ford and Vice Chair Vickie Adamson interview County Manager David Ellis about the steps Wake County has taken since March to help slow the spread of COVID-19. They’ll also outline how the county’s Emergency Operations Center is coordinating our response, using data trends to inform the reopening process.