Extensive health services are available in Wilson. Wilson Medical Center, a Duke LifePoint Hospital, represents the best of community medicine and a continuity of services that include a 294-bed hospital, nursing care center, homecare and hospice company, child care center, durable medical equipment company and a healthcare foundation. Some 80 active physicians serve on the hospitals medical staff – 90 percent of whom are board certified, representing approximately 21 specialties.  

The Wilson County Health Department and Wilson-Greene Mental Health Center provide a full range of health and mental health services. The health department, providing home care and other services, is very active in promoting better health throughout the county and routinely sponsors a number of educational programs. The mental health center staffed by two psychiatrists, offers a variety of programs for better mental health, including outpatient treatment.