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.

Stroke Treatments

More Americans are surviving strokes and experiencing fewer permanent side effects than ever before, thanks to dramatic advances in technology.

At Joint Commission certified primary stroke centers like ours at WakeMed, consistent teamwork has led to reduced length of stay and reduced mortality in cases of acute ischemic stroke. Advancements in the treatment of stroke and an emphasis on getting care quickly is the reason people who have a stroke now live longer, healthier more productive lives.

These treatments include:

Though WakeMed stroke specialists are armed with the latest tools and expertise to help patients survive and thrive after stroke, they all agree that some not-so-recent advice still holds true: If you think you or someone you are with is having a stroke, call 911 and get to your closest emergency department. The faster you receive treatment, the better your chances for a full recovery and return to living your life.