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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Notice of Change of Meeting Location

The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. in the Meeting Room at the Wilkes County Agricultural Center, located at 416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro, N.C.

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Public Notice SPA 21-0024

Substance Abuse Medically Monitored Residential Treatment Service, Substance Abuse Non-Medical Community Residential Treatment Service and Non-Hospital Medical Detoxification

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 2:42pm on 10/25/2021

  • 10,510 Confirmed Cases  
  • 179 Confirmed Deaths
  • 95 Cases
  • 10 Hospitalization Reported

Unfortunately, Wilkes Health is not able to provide a number of residents tested or negative test results. This is due to private practices, ...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Booster Shots for 65 +

The CDC’s independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended certain populations receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine pri...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 20, 2021

COVID-19 Testing

Wilkes Health is offering COVID-19 testing by appointment only on Tuesday's and Friday's at 10 am. We will be taking appointments until 9:00 am day of testing. If you show up without an appointment you will be sent to a different testing...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Summer Cash Cards

Wilkes Health is no longer offering $100 Summer Cash Cards to those who receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. If something changes, we will put out notice of the change. 

Wilkes Health still encourages and recommends the COVID-19 vacci...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 18, 2021

COVID-19 Booster Shot for Immune Compromised

Wilkesboro, N.C.- On Wednesday August 18, 2021 Wilkes Health will begin offering COVID-19 booster shots to people with compromised immune systems.

On Monday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services approved the third dose for people with...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Community Health Needs Assessment Survey

Every 3 years, the Wilkes Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center complete a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This is a comprehensive look at the overall health of Wilkes County. The assessment uses state and local data as wel...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Statewide Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

Wilkes County is seeing a slight increase in Hepatitis A cases in the recent months, related to an ongoing statewide and national outbreak.  Multiple states have reported large outbreaks of Hepatitis A associated with person-to-person transmissio...

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