Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Georgetown Memorial Hospital, but some take place at different locations. Call the numbers listed for more information or visit www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org.
Chronic kidney disease education | Varying schedule, varying locations in Horry and Georgetown counties. Free. 866-647-9396 or www.ultracare-dialysis.com/TOPS.
Health screenings | Finger-stick lipid profiles with blood sugar test: $20; diabetes screening-hemoglobin A1C: $15; blood sugar levels: $3. Free blood pressure screenings. 520-8579
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• 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, mall area, Georgetown Memorial Hospital
• 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, hallway by Same Day Surgery, Waccamaw Community Hospital.
• 8:30-11:30 a.m. second Friday every other month, Waccamaw Community Care, 4310 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach.
Lecture: Common Skin Problems | noon Wednesday, Room 2, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Murrells Inlet. Lunch served. 520-7842 to reserve a seat.
Seminar: Obesity Surgery | 5 p.m. Wednesday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. 545-8850
“Look Good Feel Better” for women in cancer treatment | 2-4 p.m. April 8, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 River Drive, Murrells Inlet. 800-227-2345, registration required.
Breastfeeding class | 6-8 p.m. April 9, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Heartsaver BLS-CPR | 6-9 p.m. April 9, Wachesaw Conference Center. $20. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Community Health BLS-CPR | 8 a.m. to noon, April 10, Wachesaw Conference Center. $35. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
I Can Cope Education series | 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 10, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 652-1640.
Dietitian supermarket tour | 5 p.m. April 11, Wal-Mart in Georgetown. Free. 520-8288 to register.
Handle with Care-Baby Care class | 6-8 p.m. April 12, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Handle with Care-Baby Care class | 9-11 a.m. April 13, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
| noon, Monday, Prince George Episcopal Church
| 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. 545-8850
| 4:30-5:30 p.m. April 8, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 520-8062
| 10 a.m. April 10 and 24, Belin Memorial Methodist Church, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711
| 3 p.m. April 10 and 24, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1875
| 7 p.m. April 11, Timber Lake Baptist Church, S.C. 707. 650-8756
Blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross are scheduled as follows. Call 839-4483 or 800-RED-CROSS.
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, private dining room, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 527-7173
Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Conway Medical Center, but some take place at the Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.conwaymedicalcenter.com.
Obstetrics tour | 2 p.m. every Sunday, The Birthplace, Conway Medical Center, 300 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway. 347-8108
Female Self-Defense class | 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays through April 2, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle, Conway. Members $60; Community $80. 347-1515
Swim lessons | Times and days vary, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $40 members; $50 community. 347-1515 to register.
| 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Conway Medical Center. 448-5804
Many of these classes, events and meetings are sponsored by Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, but some take place at the YMCA on 62nd Avenue North in Myrtle Beach or at HealthFinders in Coastal Grand mall. Call the numbers listed for more information or log on to www.grandstrandmed.com.
Walk-in screenings | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. $7 for cholesterol screening; $20 for lipid panel; $20 for A1C testing; blood pressure and weight screenings free. A 12-hour fast required for lipid profile. 692-4444
Ask the Pharmacist | 2-4 p.m. Fridays, HealthFinders. Bring your medication for review. One-on-one consults with a registered pharmacist. 692-4444
BLS CPR/AED classes | First Aid; Babysitter and Family Care Giving classes and certifications offered weekly by appointment. All instructors are AHA/ARC certified. K-Loc Healthy Kids, Inc., 1435 Cannon Road, Myrtle Beach. Classes available in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach. Registration required. 467-0068.
Addiction counseling | Narconon. Call for free assessments or referrals, 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com.
Nar-Anon family group | 7 p.m. Sundays, Recovery Warehouse, 3116 Shetland Lane, unit 34, Myrtle Beach. 233-9017
Hatha Yoga class | 10-11 a.m. Fridays, HealthFinders. $8 per class. 692-4444
Prime of Life Yoga | 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, HealthFinders. $8 per class. 692-4444
Cholesterol screenings | 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday and April 17, YMCA, 62nd Avenue North. Finger-stick cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile $20, requires a 12-hour fast. Free blood pressure checks. 692-4444
Safe Sitter class for children ages 11-13 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, HealthFinders. $35 fee includes materials and a book bag. Pre-registration required, 692-4444.
Prepared Childbirth course | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444 to register.
AARP Driver Safety course | 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, $14/$12 for AARP members. Registration required, 692-4444.
Prepared Childbirth course | 7 p.m. April 8, 15, 22, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444 to register.
Cholesterol screenings | 9-10 a.m. April 10, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center main lobby. Finger-stick cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile $20, requires 12-hour fast.
Infant Care | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 13, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444
Breastfeeding | 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 13, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444
•Rape Crisis Cente
r | Individual counseling, support group, 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault. 448-3180 or 448-7273
•Non-offending parents of child victims of sexual assault
| 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Conway. Visitwww.victimtosurvivor.org
•Young stroke survivors between ages 20 to 65
| 11:30 a.m. fourth Friday each month, meeting room, Rotelli’s restaurant, U.S. 501, Conway. 655-2835 or visitwww.YoungStroke.org
| 11:30 a.m. second Monday of each month, April 8 and May 13, meeting room behind cafeteria, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Lunch provided. 685-3378 email@example.com
| 3:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 6 p.m. April 10, HealthFinders. 692-4444
•La Leche League
| 10:30 a.m. April 11, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 5:30 p.m. April 15, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 16, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 6-7:30 p.m. April 16, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 10:30-11:30 a.m. April 18, HealthFinders. 692-4444
LORIS/NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
McLeod Health/Loris/Seacoast sponsors the following events, classes and meetings. The hospital system offers a physician referral line, 716-7527 or online at www.lorishealth.org.
Injury screenings | 8-11 a.m. every Monday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. 360-213-3620 or 281-3737 to schedule an appointment.
Zumba | 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. Monday (beginner’s Zumba), Center for Health and Fitness. Free for members; $5 for guest of members; $8 nonmembers. 716-7111
Lecture: Living with Grief | 2-4 p.m. Thursdays through May 9, Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, April 9 through May 14 at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 95 Mercy Lane, Bolivia. Registration required by Monday, 910-796-8056. Leave name, phone number and indicate the program you wish to attend.
Lecture: Living with Osteoporosis | 1-3 p.m. April 9, Fitness & Aquatics Center Media Room on the campus of Brunswick Community Church, Supply, N.C. 910-846-2348 to reserve your space
Lecture: Coping with Advanced Illness | 1-2:30 p.m. April 11, main campus, April 18, Leland campus and April 25, South Brunswick Island Center. A free one-session Brunswick Community College community service workshop. Presented by Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, call to register 910-755-7378.
Pediatric series: How to Combat Feeding Issues and Picky Eaters | 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 10, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326
Nutrition series: The Truth about Fad Diets | 10 a.m. April 16, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326
Back screenings | 10 a.m. to noon April 18, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326
Balance screenings | 10 a.m. to noon April 25, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326
AARP Driver Safety course | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 29, Center for Health & Fitness. $12 for AARP member, $14 for non-member. 390-8326
•Fibromyalgia and Arthritis
| 11 a.m. Wednesday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center
| 2 p.m. Sunday, McLeod Seacoast. 390-8326
| 6 p.m. April 9, Center for Health & Fitness. 390-8326
| 10 a.m. April 26, McLeod Seacoast. 390-8326