Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Three Facilities in Raleigh

Wake County Public Health has confirmed outbreaks of COVID-19 at the following facilities:

  • Waltonwood Lake Boone Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility at 3550 Horton St. in Raleigh. This is the facility’s third outbreak. The previous outbreaks occurred in February 2021 and November 2020.
  • Wake County Detention Center at 3301 Hammond Road in Raleigh. This is the facility’s fourth outbreak. The previous outbreaks occurred in August 2021, July 2021 and August 2020.
  • Wake County Public Safety Center at 330 S Salisbury St. in Raleigh. This is the facility’s second outbreak. The previous outbreak occurred in December 2020.

No additional information about residents or employees within the facility will be disclosed.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services defines an outbreak as two or more people – residents or employees – testing positive for the virus. Because of the possibility for rapid spread of COVID-19 in long-term settings, NCDHHS shares guidance on the steps these facilities should take following an outbreak.

Staying Updated
Visit Wake County’s multilingual COVID-19 webpage for the latest information on COVID-19. It features a set of frequently asked questions to educate residents, COVID-19 vaccine information and the most current data on how the virus is impacting our county.

Also, look for important updates about COVID-19 on Wake County’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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