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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 1:40 pm on 08/3/2021

  • 7,258 Confirmed Cases  
  • 117 Confirmed Deaths
  • 88 Active Cases
  • 6 Hospitalization Reported

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

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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
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.

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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 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