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.

Amputee Support Group

WakeMed Amputee Support Group

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month
4 to 5pm
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Rehab Conference Room # 2

Rehabilitation Hospital
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27610
For information, call 919-350-8903

Additional Amputee Support Groups & Resources

Durham Amputee Support Group – Meets in the PT gym at Lennox Baker Children’s Hospital in Durham the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 919-668-0135 for more information.

Amputee Coalition of America – Offers educational articles divided by education site, support and advocacy for individuals with limb loss and their family members. There is an online discussion board for amputees accessible from this site. They offer peer support on-line.
1-888-AMP-KNOW (267-5669)
900 East Hill Ave., Suite 205 - Knoxville, TN 37915

Amputee Empowerment Partners – Online resource for information and guidance on limb loss for patients, caregivers, coworkers and friends. Online blogs and support can be accessed from this site. Peer mentors can also arrange for in person visits to patients and family members.

Bridge 2 Sports – A non-profit organization which aims to create opportunities for children and adults who are physically challenged to play team and individual sports.
4122 Bennett Memorial Rd #109
Durham, NC 27705

Limbs for Life Foundation – A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully-functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees. Patient assistance application is on their website.
218 E Main St
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

National Amputee Golf Association – Provides golf clinics and tournaments for people with physical disabilities.
701 Orkney Ct
Smyrna, TN 37167

Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation – Offers information on health and fitness programs geared toward individuals with limb loss. Also aims to raise public awareness and provide continuing education for allied health professionals working with amputees.
13303 Hunting Birds Lane
Charlotte, NC 28278