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Get Healthy in 2017 with Wayne UNC Health Care

Are you feeling sluggish and uncomfortable after the holidays? Is your New Year’s resolution to get healthy in 2017? We’ve got you covered! To help you get started, our Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Health has devised an 8-week course called Shed the Pounds, Shed the Risk. During this program, you will learn how to …

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  • Jan 05,
  • 2017

Clarence Hunter was November 2016 Heart of the Hospital Honoree

Congratulations to Clarence Hunter in Environmental Services at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  He was our November Heart of the Hospital recipient! Clarence’s manager stated that Clarence is professional, motivated, and dependable. “He has a caring heart and is an inspiration to all those he comes into contact with. He is the epitome of customer service excellence, and …

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  • Dec 15,
  • 2016

It’s National Flu Shot Week! Have You Gotten Yours?

December 4th through 10th is National Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Week, and flu season is in full force! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. The flu cannot be treated with antibiotics. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can even lead to …

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  • Dec 08,
  • 2016

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills.  President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million. Alzheimer’s is …

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  • Nov 23,
  • 2016

Randy Edge was October 2016 Heart of the Hospital Honoree

Congratulations to Randy Edge, Maintenance Supervisor at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  He was our October Heart of the Hospital recipient! Randy has been employed at Wayne Memorial Hospital since 2009. He was recently promoted to Maintenance Supervisor, where he has taken on more responsibility and has proven to be a huge asset to the hospital. His director said, “Randy …

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  • Nov 21,
  • 2016

Carl Judah was September 2016 Heart of the Hospital Honoree

Congratulations to Carl Judah, Chef de Cuisine at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  He was our September Heart of the Hospital recipient. Carl’s manager said that he always has a positive attitude and is willing to help out his coworkers. “He takes pride in his work and give great customer service to every customer every day at the theme station.” When …

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  • Nov 14,
  • 2016