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Severe Weather Alert - Updated: 11:30 am, January 17, 2018

Due to rapidly changing weather conditions, all Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics will be closing today (January 17, 2018) at 2 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18, 2018) by 10 am. 
Urgent Care – Clemmons and Urgent Care – Mocksville will be closing today (January 17) at 4 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18) by 10 am. 
If you have questions, please contact the clinic directly.

Word! Papillae

Word! Papillae

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Papillae

(En español: Papilas)

Say: puh-pih-lee

Papillae are the little bumps on the top of your tongue that help grip food while your teeth are chewing. They also have another special job - they contain your taste buds, the things that help you taste everything from sour lemons to sweet peaches. Yummy!