Georgetown Hospital System To Host Regional Health Screening December

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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on December 23, 2009

Georgetown Hospital System To Host Regional Health Screening

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Georgetown, SCGeorgetown Hospital System’s Community Health Education Department will host a Regional Health Screening on Friday, January 22, 2010 at Georgetown Presbyterian Church on 558 Black River Road in Georgetown 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 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 January 22 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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