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.

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.