Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions currently in effect.

  • 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.


At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, our commitment to the health and well-being of our community begins right here at home with the WakeMed family. We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.

work life balance

We are proud to offer a competitive benefits package and many programs and services to help our employees grow personally and professionally and provide the security they need, for today and tomorrow. Our comprehensive benefits program includes:

Health Benefits for Today

  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Voluntary vision insurance

Security for the Future

  • Retirement savings plan [403(b)] with employer matching
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage

Time Off

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Leave of absence

Educational Benefits

  • Tuition and specialty certification reimbursement
  • Continuing education and professional development opportunities

Wellness Programs

  • Healthy Rewards Account (HRA) for participants in WakeWell Rewards
  • Health and wellness education programs
  • Tobacco cessation assistance
  • Discounts
  • Fitness Center

Discounts & Other Benefits

  • Confidential employee assistance program
  • College savings plan
  • Will preparation services
  • WakeShare
  • On-site credit union, employee health clinic and pharmacy services
  • Healthworks, WakeMed's on-site fitness center
  • Discounted rates on child care
  • Discounts to hundreds of area vendors

For more details about employee benefits at WakeMed Health & Hospitals, view a complete benefit summary