Outdoor & Recreation
Live entertainment is abundant year-round in Wilkes County, from open-air street festivals to off-Broadway performances. Explore Wilkes!
Arts & Culture
Source: EPA National Air Toxics Assessment
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Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center has been providing the most modern medical care available for our community for more than sixty years and is licensed for 130 beds, including a 10-bed skilled nursing unit. Its mission is to promote the health of our region as an exceptional and compassionate provider of care.
Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The seal of accreditation is accepted nationwide as the highest standards of medical care in personnel, equipment and organization.
Physician specialties at Wake Forest Baptist Health Wilkes Medical Center include:
- Medical Imaging
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Practice
- Internal Medicine
- General Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
Continuum of Care
West Park Medical Park is dedicated to providing a convenient location for medical programs, services and specializations such as rehabilitation and adult day care. Located 1/4 mile from Wilkes Regional Medical Center on Highway 421 Business in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
Baby boomers are living longer, healthier lives and enjoying longer periods of independent or semi-independent living. For that reason, Wilkes County has facilities that offer a continuum of care from luxury independent living to assisted living to skilled nursing.
State of the County Health Report: Wilkes County 2017
Wilkes County Trends in Key Health Indicators