DEAC (Delivering Equal Access to Care) Clinic

Contact Information

650 N. Highland Avenue, Suite 120
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(Highland Avenue Primacy Care Clinic)

Patient phone: 336-716-3322 (DEAC)

Business phone: 336-716-3322 (DEAC)

Website: wakehealth.edu/DEAC-Delivering-Equal-Access-to-Care-Clinic

Additional Clinic Information

County (or Counties) served: Forsyth, Stokes, Davie, Davidson and Yadkin

Services provided:

  • Routine office visits
  • Specialty clinics
    • Cardiology
    • Pulmonology
    • Gynecology
    • Dermatology
    • Rheumatology
    • Psychiatry
  • Limited free lab work
  • Limited free medications dispensed
  • Referrals for social services
  • Mental health screening
  • Sexually-transmitted infection(STI) screening
  • Community wellness and prevention
  • Smoking cessation counseling program with peer support
  • Chronic disease education and medication management
  • Spanish interpretation services
  • Mobile clinic with outreach to existing community resources


Days and hours of operation:
Mondays 5:30-9:00 pm
Outreach events TBD as posted on our website and Facebook page

Eligibility guidelines:

  • DEAC is a free clinic for those who cannot afford health insurance and do not qualify for government assistance. Prospective patients must undergo financial screening and meet the following requirements:
  • Have an income within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Not have medical coverage of any kind, and
  • Be a resident of Forsyth, Stokes, Davie, Davidson or Yadkin county (for at least 90 days)

Walk-ins: No

Fee: No

Bilingual Staff: Yes, interpreters on site

Executive Directors: Matt Ahrenholz (MS4) and Beddome Allen (MS4)
Medical Directors: Dr. Jessica Valente and Dr. Ursula Whalena
Matt Ahrenholz- lekratky@wakehealth.edu
Beddome Allen- dcull@wakehealth.edu
Dr. Jessica Valente- jvalente@wakehealth.edu
Dr. Ursula Whalen- uwhalen@wakehealth.edu