BestHealthSM, the community wellness outreach program of Wake Forest Baptist Health, offers health seminars, screenings and events to help you live a healthier life and stay on top of the latest advances in medicine. Classes are held at various locations in the community.

View our list of seminars, screenings and cooking classes.

    Heart Health profilerBestHealth Best You Challenge

    Dates: Saturday, March 4 to Saturday, April 29
    Location: William G. White Family YMCA
    Cost: $20

    Participation includes:

    • YMCA membership required
    • $5 of each entry fee will go to Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children's Hospital
    • Pre-registration is required for BestHealth Best You Challenge Kick Off: March 4, 10 am to 2 pm and Final Weigh-In on April 29, 10 am to 2 pm
    • Receive a wellness bag, weekly emails, t-shirts and tools to track fitness and nutrition
    • Cash prizes given to those who attend most Best health Best You Challenge events
    • Screenings: initial screening and final screenings, includes: HDL/LDL, glucose, BMI, height&weight, blood pressure, and body measurements
    • Fitness, seminars and cooking classes will be provided
      Register now. 

    Upcoming Healthy Cooking Classes  

    • May    
      Fresh from the Market, Wednesday, May 10, 5 to 6:30 pm. Mark your calendar.
      Quick & Easy Cooking, Saturday, May 27, 1 to 2:30 pm. Mark your calendar.

    Safe Sitter Basics
    Coming soon    

    Designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. This instructor- led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR. Learn more. Mark your calendar.

    View all classes in February/March and register now.

    If you are looking for a Lexington Medical Center event please visit the community health and wellness calendar.

    Brenner FIT

    The Brenner FIT program at Brenner Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric weight management program for children and their families. BestHealth is pleased to include Brenner FIT classes in our monthly offerings. 

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    BestHealth Resources

    Heart Health Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your cardiovascular health.


    Stroke Risk Profiler ›

    Complete this quick health survey to discover important information about your stroke risk.


    Health Calculators ›

    What is your target heart rate? How many carbs should you have in a day? Is stress affecting your health?


    Merchant Discounts ›

    Quick guide to the merchants in the Winston-Salem area who offer discounts to BestHealth members.


    BestHealth monthly newsletter ›

    PDF file of the monthly BestHealth newsletter.

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    Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

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