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Disaster Preparedness Tool Kit

Hurricane Irma has the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast in its sights, and Wake County, NC residents know all too well how wild weather can cause major destruction in our area. At WakeMed, we are committed to helping you and your family stay safe during inclement weather, which is why we have compiled a trusted list […]

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Tweeting the Storm – Social Media Resources to Get BEFORE Disaster Strikes

The Internet is the third most popular way people get emergency information. With more than 80 percent of adult online users connected to at least one or more social media platforms, emergency management agencies are incorporating social media into their response strategies. Social Media & Emergency Preparedness WakeMed boasts several different social media profiles. The following are the […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricane Preparedness Week is this week, because believe it or not, hurricane season starts June 1st. While we recently experienced the severe tornadoes, it has been several years since our state has been impacted by a major hurricane.  It is important that we remember North Carolina is at risk of being impacted by hurricanes, and […]

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