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Published on May 06, 2009

Georgetown Hospital System To Host Regional Health Screening

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Georgetown, SC—Georgetown Hospital System’s Community Health Education Department will host a Regional Health Screening on Saturday, June 6 at the Hemingway High School gymnasium in Hemingway, SC from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

The screenings are designed to provide greater community-wide access to health care resources and information.  The June 6 screening is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Hemingway and Kingstree Libraries.

Health screenings to be offered include:  Chemistry Panel--$20, CBC w/differential--$20, TSH (Thyroid Screen)--$10, Hgb A1C for Diabetics--$10, PSA for Men--$10 and a variety of health screenings.  Chemistry Panel tests require a 10-12 hour fast.  Universal medication forms, physician referral services and other health information will also be available.

Although not mandatory, advance completion of pre-registration materials is strongly encouraged. Pre-registration packets for the event are available at the information lobby areas of Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital.  Persons who plan to participate in the June 6 screenings should obtain one of the packets in advance, complete it and bring it to the event to expedite the process.

For more information please contact the Community Health Education Department at 520-8447 or log onto www.GeorgetownHospitalSystem.org.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown and Horry counties. With three hospitals and nearly 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is improving lives across the Tidelands region.