News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 2:56 pm on 07/06/2021

  • 6,957 Confirmed Cases  
  • 117 Confirmed Deaths
  • 42 Active Cases
  • 1 Hospitalization Reported

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

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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
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Fee Change

Effective August 1, 2021 Wilkes Health will charge $15.00 for a pregnancy test. If you have any concerns, please call 336-651-7450.

Health Department
Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine and Clinics

The Wilkes County Health Department has received vaccine. Currently, we are in Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4 and Group 5.

Additional Info... Health Department
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 every other Monday. Currently, Wilkes County is a YELLOW county. 

To learn more or view the document click here.

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Health Department