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Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

If you have questions, please contact your clinic directly. Find your clinic online. 

Information for employees: Staff and faculty members are encouraged to review the Severe Weather Policy and the Severe Weather Guidelines for information related to attendance and notification procedures. [Employee Access Only]

    • Brenner Children's Hospital
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      888-716-WAKE

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    Brenner Children’s Hospital Offers Healthy Tips for Halloween

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, but kids and adults can often be tempted to overindulge. To ensure children have a healthy holiday, Brenner Children’s Hospital offers the following tips:
    “Halloween only comes once a year, but steering children in a positive direction and away from unhealthful patterns anytime of the year is always good,” said Stacy Kolbash, a registered dietitian with Brenner Children’s Hospital. “For healthier treat options think ‘mini’.” Kolbash recommends:
    • Mini bags of microwavable popcorn
    • Mini bags of pretzels
    • Mini bags of peanuts
    • Small box of dried fruit
    • Mini bag of baby carrots
    • Pack of sugar free gum

    “If you simply cannot celebrate the holiday without chocolate, be sure to make smarter choices,” Kolbash said. “For example, choose a mini dark chocolate bar with nuts that offers an antioxidant boost. But remember, your treat does not have to be edible. Research shows that children will choose a toy as often as they do candy, when presented with a choice.”
    Ideas include:
    • Stickers
    • Spider rings
    • Halloween pencil/notepad
    • Small yo-yo
    • Halloween shaped erasers/toys

    For your own Trick-or-Treaters, be sure they have a balanced dinner before leaving the house and have healthy snacks and water available after the event, Kolbash said. “Ration their treats and encourage them to brush their teeth often.”
    Have a safe and happy Halloween!
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    Media Contacts: Rae Bush (336) 716-6878, rbush@wfubmc.edu; or Bonnie Davis (336) 716-4977, bdavis@wfubmc.edu.


    Media Relations Contacts:
    • Brenner Children's Hospital
    • New Patient Appointments

      888-716-WAKE

    • Additional Information

      For new patient appointments, you may request an appointment online.
      For returning patient appointments, you may contact the clinic directly.