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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Wilkes County COVID-19 Count

As of 4:40 pm on 10/23/2020

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

1,606 Confirmed Cases  

1,395 Recovered*37 Confirmed Deaths

5 currently hospitalized

*Wilkes Health has updated their defin...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

COVID-19 Related Death

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

 

The individual died on 10/16 from complications associated with the virus. The patient was in their 60’s with underl...

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Health Department
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 30, 2020

22 Deaths Due to COVID-19

Wilkes County Reports Another Death Related to COVID-19

 

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

The individual died on 8/28 from complications associated with the virus. The pat...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Wilkes County Reports Nineteenth Death Related to COVID-19

Wilkes County Reports Nineteenth Death Related to COVID-19

 

The Wilkes County Health Department is reporting our nineteenth death associated with COVID-19 in Wilkes County.

The individual died on 8/17 from complications associated with the virus. T...

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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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