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BestHealth® to hold Health Fair on May 19 at Hanes Mall

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – BestHealth, the community health resource center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will hold a community health fair on Saturday, May 19 at Hanes Mall from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The health fair will feature over 35 exhibitors and will offer a variety of free health screenings including blood pressure, total cholesterol, glucose, bone density, vision and glaucoma.

Useful health information from Wake Forest Baptist and many community health and service agencies will be available at booths located on the upper and lower levels of Hanes Mall between Belk and JC Penney. Face painting and spin art will be available for children. Door prizes and exercise demonstrations including belly dancing, Zumba® and kickboxing will also be featured throughout the day.

The health fair is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required.

For more information, visit www.besthealth.com or call (336) 716-2255.

Media Contacts: 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 1,238 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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