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. 14,
at the 17th annual Share the Health Fair, sponsored by Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake
Forest School of Medicine and the Northwest Area Health
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 in
Winston-Salem. Registration closes at 3 p.m.
Family-medicine physicians and
specialists will be on hand along with medical students, physician-assistant
students, technicians and other health care professionals. Spanish-language
interpreters also will be available.
People attending the health fair can
participate in a variety of screenings 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 their
The fair is open to adults
regardless of age, insurance coverage, income level and/or immigration status. Childcare
will be provided.
For additional information,
attendees can email firstname.lastname@example.org. 1/5/2017http://www.wakehealth.edu/News-Releases/2017/Share_the_Health_Fair_to_Offer_Free_Screenings_and_Other_Services(1).htm
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