Community health day to feature free and low-cost health screenings, information
Learn about a broad range of health topics and benefit from free and low-cost health testing at the next Tidelands Health community health day on Friday, May 31, in Myrtle Beach.
The community health day will feature a wide range of free and low-cost health screenings, in addition to information on digestive health, pain management, heart and vascular care, rehabilitative care, breast health, skin cancer, palliative care and more.
The event will take place from 7:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31, in the Thomas C. Maeser Auditorium, 950 Crabtree Lane in Myrtle Beach. The auditorium is located inside Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Grand Strand Conference Center. Entry is free.
Lab registration forms for the May 31 community health day are available in the information lobby areas of Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital or online by going here. Walk-ins on the day of the event are welcome. Registration forms will be available at the site.
Screenings offered for free will include skin cancer, blood pressure, body mass index, bone density, blood sugar and nutrition.
Low-cost screenings will 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.
Also available will be information about several Tidelands Health programs, including Better for Life, a, free membership program for adults ages 50 and older.
For more information about the May 31 community health day, contact the Tidelands Health community health education department at 843-520-8447. Sign up to receive email notifications about future community health days by going here.