Open house Saturday for Wake Forest Baptist HealthCare Center-Davie

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

WINSTON-SALEM ń The Wake Forest Baptist HealthCare Center-Davie will have an open house Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
Festivities at the open house will include refreshments, CPR training, blood pressure screening, free tote bags and tours of the new facility.
The open house also will feature activities for children, including face painting, a chance to interact with local sports mascots and a special teddy bear clinic.
Children can bring their favorite stuffed animal for a “teddy bear health exam.” The first 500 children will receive a commemorative tiny teddy bear to take home.
The HealthCare Center will officially open on Monday, Jan. 26, to provide healthcare services to Davie and surrounding counties. Services offered at the new HealthCare Center include primary care, occupational medicine and a walk-in clinic featuring health-care exams and treatment for non-emergency injuries and illnesses. The center also has a laboratory and radiology departments.
The 7,000-square-foot center houses approximately 20 employees, all of whom transferred from Davie County Hospital, which will manage the HealthCare Center. Traditional hospital services, including surgeries, inpatient beds for both acute care and swing-bed status, the gastrointestinal lab, physician clinics, radiology, laboratory and the 24-hour Emergency Department, will remain at Davie County Hospital.
The center houses three service providers. The occupational health department will provide physicals, workers’ compensation management, drug screening, health education and a variety of testing. The second service is the walk-in clinic, which provides health-care exams and treatment for minor injuries and illnesses. The third service is a primary care clinic for patient examinations and consultations.
The HealthCare Center is at 1188 Yadkinville Road at the intersection of U.S. 601 and Country Lane in Mocksville near Lowe’s Home Improvement.
Hours of operation for the Walk-In Clinic are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Primary Care will be open 8 a.m. until noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Occupational Medicine will be open 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.