The Delivering Equal Access to Care (DEAC) Clinic, a Wake Forest University School of Medicine student-run and physician-staffed free clinic for individuals who have no insurance and are ineligible for Medicaid, has relocated to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist | Pediatrics – Winston East, located at 2295 E. 14th St., in Winston-Salem.
The clinic, which is for adults 18 years and older, is open every Monday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. by appointment only for uninsured residents of Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin counties. Individuals interested in scheduling an appointment should call 336-716-DEAC (3322). Spanish interpretation services also are available.
COVID-19 testing and vaccinations are not available at the DEAC Clinic.
Services Provided Include:
- Routine office visits
- Limited free lab work and medications dispensed
- Referrals for subspecialty services
- Chronic disease education and medication management
- Community wellness and prevention
- Smoking cessation counseling program with peer support
“This new location for the DEAC Clinic will provide improved accessibility for many of the patients we see and will also offer an enhanced clinic flow,” said Stephanie Snyder, a Wake Forest University School of Medicine student. “We’re excited to welcome patients into this new space and to continue providing high quality care to the underserved communities in and around the Winston-Salem area.”
The DEAC Clinic began in 2008 and is currently comprised of students enrolled in various Wake Forest University School of Medicine programs including MD and physician assistant (PA) programs. The students work together under the supervision of licensed physicians, PAs and pharmacy residents who volunteer at the clinic. Those who would like to make a charitable gift to benefit the DEAC Clinic can visit WakeHealth.edu/give.