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
• 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: Treatments for Lower Back Pain | noon Tuesday, Wachesaw Conference Center. Free. Lunch served. 520-7842 to reserve a seat.
Dietitian supermarket tour | 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Piggly Wiggly, Litchfield. 520-8288 to register.
Friends and Family CPR | 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. $10 per couple or $5 for individual. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Obstetrics tour | 6 p.m. April 30, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
•Young stroke survivors
between ages 20 and 65 | 11:30 a.m. third Wednesday each month, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Hospital or 5:30 p.m. education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 655-2835 or visitwww.YoungStroke.org
| 6 p.m. last Tuesday of each month, Health Point Center for Health and Fitness, 12965 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Light supper provided. 685-3378 or email@example.com
| noon Tuesday, HealthPoint for Health and Fitness, Pawleys Island. 685-3378
| 10 a.m. Wednesday, Belin Memorial Methodist Church, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711
| 3 p.m. Wednesday, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1875
| 1:30 p.m. Thursday, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1281 or 652-1638
| 6-7 p.m. April 29, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. 237-8787
Blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross are scheduled as follows. Call 839-4483 or 800-RED-CROSS.
• 1:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, River Oaks Elementary School, 700 Augusta Plantation Drive, Myrtle Beach. 903-6300
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Williamsburg Regional Hospital, 500 Nelson Blvd., Kingstree. 355-0330
• noon to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Red Cross Center, The Plaza at Carolina Forest, 3681 Renee Drive, Unit 4, Myrtle Beach
• 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Georgetown County Family YMCA, 529 Browns Ferry Road. 545-9622
• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dillon High School, 1730 U.S. 301 N., Dillon. 774-1230
• noon to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Red Cross Center, The Plaza at Carolina Forest, 3681 Renee Drive, Unit 4, Myrtle Beach
• 12:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, Health Point, 12965 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 237-2205
• 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Red Cross Center, The Plaza at Carolina Forest, 3681 Renee Drive, Unit 4, Myrtle Beach
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Harley Davidson, 4710 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 369-5555
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29, in the parking lot, City Services Building, 921 Oak St., Myrtle Beach. 918-1114
• 2-7 p.m. April 29, First Baptist Church, 6 N. Rosemary St., Andrews. 520-6564
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30, Horry County Complex, 1201 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. 915-5293
• 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30, St. James High School, 10800 S.C. 707, Murrells Inlet. 650-5600
• 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 30, Red Cross Center, The Plaza at Carolina Forest, 3681 Renee Drive, Unit 4, Myrtle Beach
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
Group Swim lessons | Saturdays through May 25, Conway Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. Lessons are offered from ages six months to adults.$40 members; $50 community. 347-1515 to register.
Wellness Coaching with Robin Robinson | ongoing, Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $99. 347-1515
Mobile services | free screenings for blood pressure, finger-stick full lipid panel to include total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and blood sugar. Scheduled as follows:
• 7:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, Hot Spot Gresham, 2524 U.S. 378, Gresham.
• 7:30-9:30 a.m. April 29, quick Shop, 5100 Kates Bay Road, Conway.
• 7:30-9:30 a.m. April 30, Pee Dee Grocery, 9150 U.S. 701 S., Conway.
Wake Up Call | 5:15-6 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through May 15, Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $80 member; $120 non-members. 347-1515
Heartsaver CPR AED and First Aid class | 1 p.m. Tuesday, nursing classroom, Conway Medical Center. $55 includes workbook. Register for either session, 234-5019.
V-Day: Stop Violence Against Women and Girls | 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, building 1100, Burroughs and Chapin Auditorium, HGTC campus, Conway. For tickets see Prof. Causey in room 125A, building 200 GS or Prof. Bennett, room 141A, building 200GS. $8 advance; $10 at the door.
Seminar: Joint Replacement | noon Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108
AARP Safe Driving class | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108
Childbirth class | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108
| 5-7 p.m. every Tuesday, Conway Medical Center. 448-5804
| 6 p.m. Monday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8013
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
Lecture: Aging 101 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Pre-Diabetes class | 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, HealthFinders. $10. 692-4444 to register.
Workshop: Advance Healthcare Directives | 10-11 a.m. Thursday, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Zero Prostate Cancer testing | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Martin’s PGA Superstore, 2310 U.S. 17, North Myrtle Beach and Saturday, Bass Pro Shop, 10177 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. At risk men can be tested for free. www.zerocancer.org
Sibling Preparation class for children ages 3-10 | 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444 to register.
Heartsaver CPR AED class | 2-5 p.m. April 30, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
“Look Good Feel Better” for women in cancer treatment | 2-4 p.m. May 6, Coastal Cancer Center, 8121 Rourk St., Myrtle Beach. 800-227-2345, registration required.
•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 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
| 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, 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
Balance screenings | 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. 390-8326
Medicine drop-off event | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart, 550 U.S. 17 N., North Myrtle Beach. Public safety officers will be in the parking lot to accept used and expired prescriptions, over-the-counter and other medicines.
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
| 10 a.m. Friday, McLeod Seacoast. 390-8326