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Duke Health, UNC Health & WakeMed Further Restrict Visitors at Hospitals
Due to the growing spread of coronavirus / COVID-19 in North Carolina, and to limit the risk of exposure for patients, caregivers, and employees, UNC Health will be enacting more stringent restrictions for visitors at its facilities.
Effective immediately, Duke Health, UNC Health and WakeMed are prioritizing and rescheduling some non-emergent or non-critical surgeries, procedures and appointments. Emergency and other essential services will not be affected.
The UNC Medical Center McLendon Clinical Laboratories in Chapel Hill have developed a diagnostic test for coronavirus disease 2019 based on a World Health Organization assay. The UNC test is now in use at the medical center in Chapel Hill, NC.
UNC Health Enacts Heightened Restrictions for Facility Visitors, Vendors, Volunteers and Students
UNC REX Healthcare has achieved a top, five-star rating for quality of care from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That puts UNC REX in the top 9 percent of hospitals nationwide.
UNC Health Care is expanding the care and services available for children in Wake County, with a new UNC Children’s Raleigh outpatient clinic and a new pediatrics wing at UNC REX Hospital. The two new initiatives are part of UNC Health Care’s broader effort to enhance care for younger patients and improve access to care for kids in Wake County and beyond.
UNC Health Care Panther Creek Campus to Provide Expert, Compassionate Care
Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Donating Blood, This ‘MLK Day of Service’.
In order to protect patients during the peak of flu season, UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and UNC REX Hospital in Raleigh will implement new visitor restrictions starting January 6.
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