COVID-19 Vaccine Update: We were pleased to be able to transfer 600 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the Wilkes County Health Department to help the vaccination efforts. The Health Department is currently vaccinating individuals who fall within the Phase 1A and Phase 1B Group 1. Learn More
Wilkes Medical Center COVID-19 Vaccinations
Hematology and Oncology Clinic Now Open
Patients can now receive diagnosis and treatment of cancer and benign and malignant blood disorders, on-site chemotherapy infusion, laboratory and pharmacy services, PET imaging, and access to the latest cancer treatments and clinical trials.
The new clinic is part of Wake Forest Baptist’s Comprehensive Cancer Center network – the only center in the region designated by the National Cancer Institute and one of only 51 in the country.
COVID-19 How You Can Help
As the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, providers, researchers and staff from across the Wake Forest Baptist Health system are working diligently to provide for you and your family.
Many people have asked how they can best support our system during this challenging time. Given the strain on our resources to address this situation, your support is needed and appreciated.
Wake Forest Baptist Health - Wilkes Medical Center
Wilkes Medical Center has been caring for our community for more than 60 years. Our mission is to promote the health of our region by being an exceptional and compassionate provider of care.
As a part of the Wake Forest Baptist family, Wilkes Medical Center offers the resources of a nationally recognized academic medical center, enabling the facility to provide world-class health care here, close to home.
Wilkes Medical Center opened in 1952 as a 100-bed hospital on 19 acres, donated by Dr. Frederick C. Hubbard. The hospital joined the Wake Forest Baptist Health system on July 1, 2017. Today, we are licensed for 130 beds, including a 10-bed skilled nursing unit on our main campus. Through our offsite facilities, Wilkes Medical Center has expanded our outpatient services to include a Dialysis Center, a state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Center, Diagnostic Imaging Center and Wound Healing Center.
Wilkes Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Learn more about our awards and accreditations.
By the Numbers
Emergency Department Visits
For year ending 6/30/2020
Patient and Family Resources
At Wilkes Medical Center, our number one goal is to provide patients and their loved ones the care they need in a professional, compassionate environment. Whether you are a patient, a patient's loved one or a visitor, here you can find information and resources to help you before and during your visit with us.
Nominate Your Nurse for a DAISY Award
The DAISY Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day.
Learn more about our previous winners and read their stories.