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For WakeMed Volunteers Every Day is a Day of Service

On this Martin Luther King Day of Service, we would like to acknowledge the hard work, care and caring provided by our 1,500 volunteers.  Every year, volunteers dedicate more than 125,000 hours of service to our organization and the community we serve. Some of the roles volunteers fill at WakeMed include: Leading our Hospital Board […]

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Digital World Dangers – Help Your Child Use Digital Devices in a Safe, Responsible Way

Parents usually teach their children about the danger of strangers, but it’s easy to overlook some unsafe things that children can encounter in the constantly changing digital world. Three big concerns include: Cyber bullying Predators Pornography Parents can help protect children by teaching basic concepts of how to use digital devices in a healthy, safe […]

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WakeMed to Host Community Blood Drives with The Blood Connection

This past October, WakeMed changed our primary blood product vendor from The Red Cross to The Blood Connection. This change was made to improve efficiency and supply, while saving money on this valuable resource for our patients. About The Blood Connection Headquartered near Greenville, S.C., The Blood Connection is the largest independently managed, non-profit community […]

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Ice & Snow = Slips & Falls

Can you guess the number one reason patients visit our Emergency Departments during significant winter storms? If you guessed, injury from falls, you are correct! Injuries from falls are a major hazard during winter weather events. In fact, injury from a fall is the number one reason for seeking treatment in our Emergency Departments during […]

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