Wake County Employee Health Center – Downtown

Healthcare that puts you first

Different on purpose

Wake County Employee Health Center is not your typical doctor’s office. As your health and wellness ally, we take the time to get to know you and understand your unique needs. We build a trusting relationship with you, leading to better, quality care. With same-day or next-day appointments available, in-person or virtually, you can get the care you need when you need it. Skip the forms and long waits and spend more time with your provider.

South Salisbury Street

337 S Salisbury Street
First Floor, Suite G110
Raleigh, NC 27610

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday, 7:30am – 4:30pm
Friday, 7:30am – 2:00pm

Fax: (919) 856-5658

Your health needs under one roof

As a Wake County employee, you have access to a comprehensive range of healthcare services, including condition management, lab services, mental health, primary care, vaccines, wellness coaching and women’s health.

Meet your provider.

Melissa Etchison, ASN, BSN, MSN-FNP-BC

Melissa comes to us with over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Her nursing career started in 1989 when she graduated from Indiana University with an Associate of Science in nursing. She later pursued her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University graduating in 1995. After working as an RN for 23 years she returned to Indiana Wesleyan and completed her Master of Science in nursing in 2012 obtaining her advanced family nurse practitioner degree.

Melissa has been with Premise Health since 2017, and recently moved to North Carolina transferring to our Wake County Employee Health Center. She brings an array of knowledge in not only acute/primary care, but also in the vascular and cardiothoracic arenas.

Melissa has two children and enjoys cruising in her vintage Volkswagen beetle, kayaking, boating, camping, hiking, art, and beach time. We are happy to have Melissa as a part of our team.