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Know your risk for heart disease

"Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center is the local sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, which challenges women to learn about their heart disease risk and take action."

Free online heart risk assessment

Taking care of your heart begins with knowing if you are at risk for heart disease – you can get the answers by taking our simple heart risk assessment.

Free in-person vascular clinic screening

By appointment, Forsyth Medical Center offers non-invasive tests that evaluate your risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) for persons over age 50 or over age 40 if also diabetic and/or a smoker. These tests are free, but appointments are required. Cal toll-free 1-888-844-0080, option 2, to schedule today!

To learn more or to register for one of these screenings or classes, call:


Comprehensive in-person heart health screening

For a more comprehensive heart health screening, we offer a one-hour, personalized screening to identify your unique risk factors. If you are at risk for heart disease, we’ll work closely with you and your doctor to set healthy heart goals by developing an individualized wellness plan.

Find out your risk for heart disease. Take the first step and register for our $25 heart health screening by calling 336-277-1880.

Programs and classes

In addition to a personalized assessment, you will find a variety of classes and events offered through the Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute that can help you in your heart health journey. Some of the classes you may be able to take include:

  • Heart disease education classes
  • Healthy lifestyle classes
  • Exercise classes
  • ­­Grocery store tours
  • Cooking classes

For more information or to register for one of these classes, email us at or call 336-277-1880.