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.

Pharmacy Education

Changes to Hydromorphone Use in the ED

WakeMed is changing the way hydromorphone is used in the emergency departments. This change is a part of system-wide efforts to improve patient safety and decrease adverse drug events by reducing hydromorphone use while effectively and compassionately treating pain.

Learn More - Frequently Asked Questions

Part 1: Safe Use of Opioids

Safe Use of Opioids from WakeMed Health & Hospitals on Vimeo.


Part 2: Multimodal Analgesia

Multimodal Analgesia from WakeMed Health & Hospitals on Vimeo.

Part 3: Ketamine for Pain Management

Ketamine for Pain Management from WakeMed Health & Hospitals on Vimeo.