Signing of the Letter of Intent at North Wilkesboro Town Hall


Seated (L to R): North Wilkesboro Mayor Robert L. Johnson and Eric Cramer, Wilkes Regional Medical Center Board Chair

Standing (L to R): Drew Mayberry, Wilkes Regional Medical Center Vice Board Chair, Joe Johnston- Commissioner, Debbie Ferguson-Commissioner, Bart Hayes-Commissioner, Mike Waid, Wake Forest Baptist Health-Senior VP, Health System Operations & Integration , Dr. James Hoekstra, Wake Forest Baptist Health-VP for Network Clinical Affairs, Bert Hall-Commissioner, Junior Goforth-Commissioner.

Yesterday evening, at the August North Wilkesboro Town Commissioners Meeting, the signing of the Letter of Intent between the Town of North Wilkesboro, WRMC and Wake Forest Baptist Health was finalized. This starts the formal transition process to our partnership with Wake Forest Baptist which we anticipate will take several months and likely be completed in spring/early summer of 2017.

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