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.

    February Highlights

    • Food for the Heart, Wednesday, February 15, 6 to 7:30 pm. Register now.
    • Soups and Stews, Saturday, February 25, Noon to 1:30 pm. Register now.
    • Healthy for Good, Saturday, February 18, 8 am to Noon. No registration required.
    • The Effects of Diet, Tuesday, February 21, 5 pm. Register now.

    Upcoming Healthy Cooking Classes  

    • March    
      Stir Crazy, Monday, March 13, 5:30 to 7 pm. 
      Springtime Brunch, Saturday, March 25, 1 to 2:30 pm. 
    • April    
      Healthy Southern Cooking, Monday, April 10, 6 to 7:30 pm. 
      All Sorts of Salads, Saturday, April 29, 1 to 2:30 pm. 
    • May    
      Fresh from the Market, Wednesday, May 10, 5 to 6:30 pm. 
      Quick & Easy Cooking, Saturday, May 27, 1 to 2:30 pm. 
    • June
      Herbalicious!, Monday, June 12, 5:30 to 7 pm.
      Southern BBQ, Wednesday, June 28, 5 to 6:30 pm.

    Safe Sitter® 

    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.

    BestHealth Best You Challenge

    Saturday, March 4, 2017 to  Saturday, April 29, 2017 
    Are you interested in taking care of the components that make up who you are? Join BestHealth for an 8-week Challenge. You will start to apply the wellness model to become aware of the interconnections of each dimension and how they contribute to healthy living: starting with a wellness kick off and a series of events to follow. There is a $20 charge to participate in this challenge. Register in February.

     View all classes in January / February 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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