Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services

November 29, 2018

Free screenings and other health-related services will be available to the public on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the 20th 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 present along with medical students, physician assistant students, technicians and other health care professionals. Spanish-language interpreters will be in attendance. 

A variety of screenings will be offered, including glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, vision, glaucoma, HIV/syphilis and mental health. Flu shots also will be available. Individuals who are found to have health issues that require further attention will be given referrals and information about additional steps to take. 

Representatives from Wake Forest University School of Business will be available for financial counseling. 

The fair is open to adults regardless of age, insurance coverage, income level and immigration status. Childcare will be provided. 

For additional information, attendees can email

Media Contacts

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