Winter Weather Closings/Delays

Thursday, January 18: WakeMed Physician Practices, urgent cares, and most outpatient services - lab, imaging, rehab and Healthworks - are closed. 

Friday, January 19:  All urgent care locations will open at 8 am. WakeMed Physician Practices and most outpatient services - lab, imaging, rehab and Healthworks - will delay opening until 10 am. 

Learn more about our closings and delays and remember, our hospitals and emergency departments are always open.

Injury Prevention

Keeping Your Kids Safe

Winter Safety:  Along with cold weather and holiday celebrations, the winter season brings some potential dangers. Here are a few safety tips to help you enjoy the winter months safely.

Summer Sun Safety:  It's great to be outside in the sunshine - especially in the summer - but it's important to remember that the sun's heat and ultraviolet rays can be harmful.

Car Seat Safety Tips:  You can help prevent car accident fatalities from happening by always using car safety seats and seat belts correctly.

Zone Out! School Bus Safety Tips:  Make sure your child knows how to stay safe at the bus stop.

car seat icon

Backpack Safety:  Tips for safe backpack use and injury prevention

Play It Safe: When it comes to playful children, it's easy to ignore common sense safety rules. Remind your kids to follow these simple safety rules so that their playtime is both fun and safe.

Helmet Safety:  Choosing the right bicycle helmet is critical to your child's safety.

Helmet Fit Safety:   Tips on getting the right fit for a bike helmet

Play our home safety game!  How many home hazards can you find?

Safety on the Street: Tips for Walkers