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WakeMed Campus Police Participate in National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 7th WakeMed Campus Police participated in the 29th Annual National Night Out, a campaign to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate participation in local anticrime programs and strengthen neighborhood/police community partnerships.  Here are a couple of pictures from the event at North Hills taken by Herbert Battle, photographer and officer with […]

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FREE First Aid Kit

Summer is a time for adventures, so be prepared. Stop by one of the following WakeMed full-service Emergency Departments in Apex, Brier Creek and North Raleigh to pick up a free emergency kit* for all the bumps, bruises and bee stings the summer brings. And, if you run into anything your emergency kit can’t handle, […]

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Sports Clinic Q&A

On Saturday, August 18th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park, WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Wake Orthopaedics, Safe Kids Wake County and DuPuy Mitek, a Johnson and Johnson company, are partnering to offer athletes ages 10 and up, parents and coaches tips and techniques to prevent and manage sports-related injuries. The clinic will […]

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WakeMed Features Da Vinci Times Three

WakeMed Raleigh Campus is now home to  two da Vinci® Si™ Surgical Systems – the latest robotic surgical technology available.  WakeMed Cary Hospital also is home to a da Vinci surgical system. The da VinciSi offers surgeons 3-D visualization during laparoscopic surgeries, along with enhanced dexterity, precision and control.  Using the da Vinci, surgeons can offer a […]

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Wake County Farmer’s Markets

The season of fresh summer produce is here.  Bushels of tomatoes, peppers, green beans, corn, peaches, watermelon and more are currently for sale in farmer’s markets across the county.  Chances are there is a farmer’s market near you.  Advocates for Health in Action has pulled together a database of Wake County Farmer’s Markets.  There are […]

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30 Ways to Beat the Heat

The most recent issue of Families First, which is hot off the presses, included creative activities for kids (and parents/sitters) looking for some indoor fun during the dog days of summer.  In no particular order, here are 30 ways to beat the heat. Have an indoor picnic Enjoy story time at the library Jump at […]

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Where to Get a Whooping Cough Booster

News of the Whooping Cough epidemic is pervasive in the media these days with experts recommending that adults get a whooping cough (pertussis) booster shot in an effort to protect the children in their lives. There are many resources where you can get a whooping cough booster, including your primary care physician, urgent care centers, the county […]

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Outpatient Surgery Center Calls Southeast Raleigh Home

Southeast Raleigh now has access to more outpatient services with the opening of the WakeMed Raleigh Medical Park and the Capital City Surgery Center.    The Capital City Surgery Center is a joint venture between community physicians and WakeMed and offers outpatient surgery in specialties including orthopaedics, general surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, neurosurgery, pain management and urology.  “The Capital […]

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