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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on July 24, 2006

Georgetown Hospital System offers pre-registration for 2006 Health Expo

Monday, July 24, 2006

Georgetown, SC – “Be the Ringmaster of your health” is the theme of this year’s much-anticipated Health Expo! Georgetown Hospital System, which includes Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Georgetown and Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet, will host the 2006 Health Expo on Thursday, September 21 at Inlet Square Mall in Murrells Inlet and Friday, September 22 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital, both from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Creative booths will provide interactive opportunities and important health care information for the entire family. Features will include body fat analysis, pulmonary function testing, flexibility and grip strength, back safety screenings, blood pressure screenings, pulse oximetry, heart disease education, aging issues, hearing testing, childbirth education, laparoscopic surgery information, and much more. Some Georgetown Hospital System physicians also will be on hand at the events.

Georgetown Hospital System will be offering Health Expo pre-registration for the popular Chem 24 Blood Profile, which requires 10 hour fasting ($20), and the PSA for men ($10). In addition, a thyroid-screening test will be offered ($10). Pre-registering will help reduce the waiting time and expedite the blood draw process on the day of the Health Expo.

Pre-registration dates:
August 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 and September 7 & 14
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Inlet Square Mall GHS Kiosk

August 21 & 22 and September 11 & 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Georgetown Memorial Hospital Lobby

For additional information about the 2006 Health Expo, call Georgetown Hospital System’s Staff Development/Community Health Education Department at 520-8108.

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