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Published on October 07, 2011

Georgetown Hospital System To Host Regional Health Screening

Friday, October 07, 2011

Georgetown, SC— Georgetown Hospital System’s Community Health Education Department will host a Regional Health Screening on Friday, November 4 at the Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church 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)--$15, Hgb A1C for Diabetics--$15, PSA for Men--$15 and a variety of other health screenings, including free blood pressure and osteoporosis screenings.  Chemistry Panel tests require a 10-12 hour fast. Flu shots will also be administered for $25. Universal medication forms, physician referral services, various community health vendors, 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 Nov. 4 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. 

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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.