News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 2:46 pm on 1/18/2021

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

4,833 Confirmed Cases  83 Confirmed Deaths

37 currently hospitalized

363 Active Cases

In the last 14 days Wilkes County has ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine and Clinics



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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 ORANGE county. 

To learn more or view the document click here.

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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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Health Department
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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Health Department
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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