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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on May 12, 2008

Georgetown Hospital System To Host Regional Health Screening

Monday, May 12, 2008

Georgetown, SC—Georgetown Hospital System’s Community Health Education Department will host a Regional Health Screening on Friday, June 6 at Carvers Bay Middle School from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.

The screenings are designed to provide greater community-wide access to health care resources and information.  Each event will focus on different and specific health issues.  The June event will focus on Hypertension and Stroke Awareness.

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 free blood pressure 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 ontowww.GeorgetownHospitalSystem.org.

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Tidelands Health is the largest health care provider in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties. With three hospitals and more than 50 outpatient locations that stretch from Andrews to North Myrtle Beach, Tidelands Health is helping people across the Tidelands region live better lives through better health.