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BestHealth® to Hold a Talk on the HPV Vaccine

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – “What’s All the Hype about HPV?” a talk on the human papilloma virus (HPV), and the HPV vaccine will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, at 5:30 p.m., at the BestHealth Resource Center in Hanes Mall.

Andrea Fernandez, M.D., a gynecologist at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will explain the risks and benefits of the vaccine to a woman’s reproductive system and overall health.

Preregistration is required by calling Health On-Call® at 336-716-2255 or 1-800-446-2255, or registering on-line 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 www.besthealth.com.

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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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