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Published on October 22, 2010

Georgetown Hospital System Hosts Regional Health Screening

Friday, October 22, 2010

Georgetown, SC—Georgetown Hospital System’s Community Health Education Department will host a Regional Health Screening on Friday, November 5 at the Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church’s Parish Life Center in Pawleys Island from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

The screenings are designed to provide greater community-wide access to health care resources and information.

Health screenings to be offered include: hs-CRP (Cardiac Risk Assessment)-$25,  Chemistry Panel--$20, CBC w/differential--$20, TSH (Thyroid Screen)--$10, Hgb A1C for Diabetics--$10, PSA for Men--$10 and a variety of  other health screenings, including free blood pressure and osteoporosis screening. Flu shots will also be available for $23, but are covered for patients with Medicare Part B and Medicaid. 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 registration materials is encouraged. 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 November 6 screenings may obtain one of the packets in advance, complete it and bring it to the event; however, the packets will be available at the screening site.

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

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