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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.


Tidelands Health is the region’s largest health care provider and MUSC Health affiliate, serving the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 70 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners work side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region – promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.