Wilson Community Developments & Health News

As part of our commitment to improving the health and wellness of our community, Healthcare Foundation of Wilson gathers the most relevant and recent health news to share with Wilson community members. Check out our newsfeed below for medical news updates, trending health topics and community-impacting announcements.


Narcan is delivered to law enforcement

With a grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson, the Wilson County Substance Prevention Coalition supplies law enforcement with second round of naloxone […]

SPOT Hydroponics Garden

SPOT Kids Grow Green Thumbs

With a grant from Healthcare Foundation Of Wilson, SPOT kids are learning how much work it takes for fruits and vegetables to reach the […]

Climbing wall

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Grant funds new exhibits at Imagination Station

A $246,000 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson to the Imagination Station will fund a series of health and fitness related exhibits.  […]

From left to right: Priscilla Morello and Linda Lane (Seeds of Hope Wilson) and Tacita Hamilton and Barbara Blackston (Wilson Community Improvement Association). Contributed

Wilson 20/20 and Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Convene Grantees

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson and Wilson 20/20 Community Vision hosted a networking and learning event at Barton College for all 2016 grant […]

Health Clinic

Forest Hills Middle School opens student health center

A $220,000 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson funds a student health center at Forest Hills Middle School.  Read more about the […]

I can do this

Vick Gets Fit Grant Program builds strong bodies and minds

A $5,900 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson to Seeds of Hope Wilson helps Vick Elementary students get fit by building strong bodies […]

Wilson Prep Wellness Program

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Grantee Wellness Program

With a $50,000 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson, Wilson Preparatory Academy, rolls out a new Wellness Program to combine the use of technology […]

A Healthier Wilson community

Community Health Needs Assessment – tackles health challenges

The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment identified health challenges for Wilson County.  Read more about the results identified.  The full report is […]

Dr. Lawrence retires

Dr. Leesa Lawrence Retires

Congratulations to Dr. Leesa Lawrence, who is retiring and has served as a founding board member for the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson.  In […]