Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services

January 5, 2017

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 Education Center.

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 health concern.

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

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Eryn Johnson:, 336-713-8228

Joe McCloskey:, 336-716-1273