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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 2:17pm on 10/27/2021

  • 10,535 Confirmed Cases  
  • 179 Confirmed Deaths
  • 113 Cases
  • 8 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: October 27, 2021

Booster Clinic 10.2921

Wilkes Health does plan to hold a mass clinic October 29th, at River's Edge from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. We will offer all three vaccines at this clinic. 

To schedule an appointment online click here, you can also call 336-990-9950 o...

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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: 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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Health Department