This Saturday you can get some medical tests for FREE.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem is offering blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. They're also doing vision, glaucoma, and diabetes testing as well as checking hearing and offering HIV testing.

There will be Spanish interpreters there so if you don't speak English no problem.

The "Share the Health" Fair is open to everyone, no matter how young or old, how much you make or your immigration status.

Event Information:

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. It is sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the Wake Forest School of Medicine and the Northwest Area Health Education Center.

Family-practice physicians and specialists will be present, assisted by medical students, physician-assistant students, technicians and other health care professionals.

A variety of screenings will be offered, including blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, diabetes, vision, glaucoma, hearing, HIV, asthma, osteoporosis, and mental health. Individuals who are found to have health issues that require further attention will be given information and referrals about what steps to take.

The fair is open to adults and children regardless of age, insurance coverage, income level or immigration status.

For additional information, visit the website or send an email to