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Posted on: January 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] New Community COVID-19 Testing Site



Three COVID-19 Testing Sites, Hosted by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, to Open This Afternoon

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 20, 2022 – Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist – in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and various community partners – is hosting three COVID-19 testing sites that will open today, Thursday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m. in Winston-Salem, High Point and Wilkesboro.

Weather permitting, all three sites will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through mid-February. In addition, the High Point site will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday hours may be added at the Winston-Salem and Wilkesboro sites if needed.

Any changes to the schedules due to inclement weather will be communicated to local media outlets and posted on Wake Forest Baptist social media channels.

PCR testing is available to anyone age 2 or older, with or without symptoms. Those who wish to be tested do not need to be Wake Forest Baptist patients.

Appointments are not required but are recommended and can be made by visiting or by calling 877-562-4850.

  • Winston-Salem:

In partnership with the City of Winston-Salem and Winston-Salem State University

Bowman Gray Stadium (west lot)

1250 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Outdoor, drive-thru site


  • High Point:

Providence Place

1701 Westchester Dr. Suite 850

Indoor site; signage will direct people to parking and correct entrance


  • Wilkesboro:

In partnership with the Town of Wilkesboro and the County of Wilkes

Lowe’s Park at River’s Edge

1610 Industrial Dr.

Outdoor, drive-thru site


Media contact: 

Joe McCloskey,


Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist (www.wakehealth.eduis a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and part of Atrium Health Enterprise. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem – that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist employs more than 20,000 teammates, part of Atrium Health’s 70,000 teammates across the Southeast. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist provided a record-setting $596.2 million in community benefits during the 2020 fiscal year, which includes unreimbursed care, charity care, education and research, and community health improvement. Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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