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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on January 18, 2017

Community invited to regional health screening Jan. 27 in Georgetown

Benefit from free and low-cost health tests during an upcoming health screening sponsored by Tidelands Health.

The screening is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 558 Black River Road in Georgetown.  An apple, heart and blood pressure cuff

Registration forms are available in the information lobby areas of Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Walk-ins on the day of the event are welcome. Registration forms will be available at the site.

Screenings offered for free include blood pressure, body mass index, blood sugar, vision and hearing.

Low-cost screenings include a chemistry profile, $20; complete blood count with differential, $20; thyroid screen, $15; diabetes (hemoglobin A1C), $15; and PSA (prostate) for men, $15. The chemistry profile test requires a 10- to 12-hour fast.

The health screening also will offer community members information on stroke and heart attack awareness, joint replacement, cancer services, nutrition counseling and smoking cessation. 

The event is one of several screenings that Tidelands Health offers throughout the year as part of its commitment to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles within the community.

For more information, contact Tidelands Health’s community health education department at (843) 520-8447.

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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.