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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 3:40 pm on 12/03/2020

Wilkes Health will be updating case numbers and demographics Monday - Friday before 5 pm. 

2,815 Confirmed Cases  51 Confirmed Deaths

27 currently hospitalized

232 Active Cases

In the last 14 days Wilkes County has...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

COVID-19 County Alert

The NC DHHS COVID-19 County Alert System is a report published by the state. This report will be updated the second week of each month. Currently, Wilkes County is RED county. 

To learn more or view the document click here.

WILKES COUNTY LABELED &a...

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Health Department
Posted on: October 19, 2020

COVID-19 Related Death

The Wilkes County Health Department is reporting fifty deaths associated with COVID-19 in Wilkes County. 

 

The forty-ninth individual died on 11/27 from complications associated with the virus. The patient was in their 70’s with...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Holiday COVID Guidance

Today, NC DHHS released updated information regarding winter gatherings. To view the guidance click here.

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Health Department
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Wilkes County Public Health Department will be on the frontlines of distributing a vaccine when it becomes available, but until then, Wilkes Health is committed to providing accurate and reliable information on the coronavirus, the best ways to preven...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Tips

With Thanksgiving approaching and COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rapidly increasing across the state and in Wilkes County, the Wilkes County Health Department urges the Wilkes community to take important and necessary steps to prevent COVID-19 spread...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Isolation Guidance Updated

Recently the CDC updated its isolation guidance based on the latest science about COVID-19 showing that people can continue to test positive for up to 3 months after diagnosis and not be infectious to others. People who develop symptoms again within 3 mon...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Wilkes Health Monitors New Outbreak

As of 4:00pm on 8/6/20, Wilkes Health has tested a total of 1,032 individuals at our testing site. Our total positive cases for Wilkes County since testing began is 770. Currently there are 653 cases recovered, 11 confirmed deaths and 55 confirme...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Eleventh Wilkes County Death

Wilkes County Reports Eleventh Death Related to COVID-19

 

The Wilkes County Health Department is reporting the eleventh COVID-19 associated death in Wilkes County.

The individual died on August 2nd from complications associated with the virus. The ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Wilkes County Diabetes Center

Effective March 2nd, 2020, Wilkes Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center will be temporarily be closed. Once a new Registered Dietician is hired and operational we will reopen to patients. If you have any questions or concerns please call 336-651-7464.

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