Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services
Free screenings and other
health-related services will be available to the public on Saturday, Jan. 9, at
the 17th annual Share the Health Fair.
The event will be held from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at the Downtown Health Plaza, 1200 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem. Registration closes at 3 p.m. It is sponsored by Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine and the Northwest Area
Health Education Center.
Family-medicine physicians and
specialists will be present along with medical students, physician-assistant
students, technicians and other health care professionals. Spanish-language
interpreters also will be in attendance.
A variety of screenings will be
offered, including blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, diabetes,
vision, glaucoma, hearing, HIV/STI, asthma, osteoporosis and mental health.
Individuals who are found to have health issues that require further attention
will be given referrals and information about what steps to take.
The fair is open to adults regardless
of age, insurance coverage, income level and/or immigration status. Childcare
will be provided. 1/5/2016http://www.wakehealth.edu/News-Releases/2016/Share_the_Health_Fair_to_Offer_Free_Screenings_and_Other_Services.htm
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