Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

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WakeMed Physician Practices – Primary Care – Garner
Primary Address
Primary Care - Garner
400 U.S. Highway 70 East, Suite 202
WakeMed Garner Healthplex
Garner, NC 27529
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Disease prevention and family wellness
Medical School
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va.
Undergraduate Degree
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
Physician Bio

Dr. Laura Ekka is a physician of both Pediatrics and Adult Internal Medicine, with special clinical interests in disease prevention and family wellness. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ekka received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va. after earning her bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. In her free time, Dr. Ekka enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, playing guitar, singing, hiking and reading. She and her husband recently adopted their first child.

Professional Memberships
Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association
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