Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 4, 2018 – Free
screenings and other health-related services will be available to the public on
Saturday, Jan. 13, at the 18th annual Share the Health Fair, sponsored by Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake
Forest School of Medicine and the Northwest Area
Health Education Center.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Downtown Health Plaza, 1200 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem.
Registration closes at 3 p.m.
Family medicine physicians and specialists will be on
hand along with medical students, physician assistant students, technicians and
other health care professionals. Spanish-language interpreters will be available.
People attending the health fair can participate in a
variety of screenings including blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, HIV
and syphilis, vision and glaucoma and mental health.
Attendees also can receive flu shots, consult with physical
therapy and mobility specialists and receive information on short- and
long-term care. Individuals who are found to have health issues that require
further attention will be given referrals and information about their health
The fair is open to adults regardless of age, insurance
coverage, income level and/or immigration status. Child care will be provided.
Members of the Health Advocacy Project, part of the North
Carolina Justice Center, will also be present to offer insurance advice.
For additional information, attendees can email firstname.lastname@example.org. 1/4/2018http://www.wakehealth.edu/AboutUs/NewsArticle.aspx?id=118529
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