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BestHealth® to Hold Class on African-American Community Health

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – “African-American Community Health,” a class that will provide basic health information as well as health information specific to the African-American community, will be held Wednesday July 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the BestHealth Resource Center at Hanes Mall.

The class is cosponsored by the Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health and the Coy C. Carpenter Library of Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Pre-registration is required by calling Health On-Call® at 716-2255 or 1-800-446-2255 or visiting the website at www.besthealth.com.

BestHealth, a community resource center and part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is located in Hanes Mall and frequently sponsors programs in the community. For more information about BestHealth, visit the website at www.besthealth.com.


Media Contact: Lisa Long, lclong@wfubmc.edu; Shannon Koontz, shkoontz@wfubmc.edu; or Karen Richardson, krchrdsn@wfubmc.edu, at (336) 716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,187 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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