The Wake County Health Department has compiled a list of Q&As to assist in getting the information health care professionals need about this evolving situation, while also providing a better understanding of public health’s role in working to contain this novel coronavirus. Access that list.

Some of the questions addressed in the FAQs include:
• What should I do with a patient who is exhibiting the symptoms associated with COVID-19?
• Who should be tested for COVID-19?
• What if one of my patients test positive for COVID-19?
• How can our office test for COVID-19?
• What is my risk to my staff and providers?
• Should I send patients that need COVID-19 testing to the Wake County Health Department for testing?

You can visit the Wake County Health Department’s  COVID-19 webpage, which has a set of frequently asked questions to educate providers. You can also email the department questions at [email protected], or you can call its COVID-19 information line at 919-856-7044. The county is also sharing important information on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.