Health Clinics and Screenings
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center financially supports or offers volunteers (physicians, nurses, allied health professionals) for a number of free health clinics and screenings in the region.
Wake Forest School of Medicine students run the free Delivering Equal Access to Care (DEAC) Clinic every Wednesday from 6 to 9 pm at the Community Care Center, 2135 New Walkertown Road, Winston-Salem. The clinic serves residents of Forsyth, Stokes and Davie counties who are not eligible for state or federally sponsored health insurance, including Medicaid, Medicare or Veterans Administration programs. More information is available at WakeHealth.edu/DEAC.
Triad Free Health Clinic
The Triad Free Health Clinic is open monthly on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm, offering people a chance for free visits with a physician and different types of screenings. It is held at the Community Mosque, 1419 Waughtown St., Winston-Salem. More information is available at Triadfreehealthclinic.com.
Share the Health Fair
A free annual event in which members of the public can receive screening for blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, diabetes, vision, glaucoma, hearing, HIV, asthma, osteoporosis and mental health, along with referrals as needed. The event is held at the Downtown Health Plaza, 1200 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Winston-Salem. More information is available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.