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: Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement | noon, Thursday, Surfside Library, 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach. Free lunch included. 520-7842 to reserve a seat.
Symposium: Arthritis Treatment | 12:15-1:50 p.m. Thursday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Free lunch included. Register by Tuesday, 1-800-365-3811, ext. 4899 or email email@example.com
Handle with Care - Baby Care class | 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Prepared Childbirth class | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. $50. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Heartsaver BLS-CPR | 6-9 p.m. May 21, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. $20. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Car Seat Safety class | 6-8 p.m. May 21, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Community Health BLS-CPR | 8 a.m. to noon May 22, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. $35. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Lecture: “ Becoming Your Doctor’s Partner - Partnering with Your Family Physician” | noon May 22, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Murrells Inlet. Lunch provided. Free. 520-7842 to reserve your seat.
Friends and Family CPR | 6-8 p.m. May 23, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. $10 per couple, $5 for individual. 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
| noon fourth Tuesday of each month, Health Point Center for Health and Fitness, 12965 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. Lunch provided. 685-3378 firstname.lastname@example.org
| 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. 520-8062
| 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Georgetown Library, 405 Cleland St. 436-5900 or 359-5455
| 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1415
| 10 a.m. May 22, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711
| 3 p.m. May 22, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1415
| 1:30 p.m. May 23, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1281 or 652-1638
| 6-7 p.m. May 27, 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.
• noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, 410 Sixth Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach. 249-2312
• 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, University Baptist Church, 1740 S.C. 501 E., Conway. 902-3347
• 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Horry Telephone Cooperative, 3480 U.S. 701 N., Conway. 369-8714
• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, North Myrtle Beach Christian School, 9535 S.C. 90, Longs. 399-7181
• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Santee Cooper, 305A Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach. 347-3399
• noon to 5 p.m. Friday, XCON Convention, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. 450-6610
• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church, 2637 U.S. 17 S., Garden City Beach. 357-3131
• noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Living Water Baptist Church, 1569 S.S. 9 E., Longs. 399-5883
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20, Horry County School District, 335 Four Mile Road, Conway. 488-6773
• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 21, McLeod Seacoast Medical Center, 4000 S.C. 9 E., Little River. 390-8327
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
Wellness Coaching with Robin Robinson | ongoing, Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $99. 347-1515
Wake Up Call | 5:15-6 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center, 2369 Cypress Circle. $80 member; $120 non-members. 347-1515
Mobile health services | 7:30-9:30 a.m. Free screenings include blood pressure, finger- stick full lipid panel, Triglycerides and blood sugar. 347-8068 or 234-5019. Scheduled as follows:
• Tuesday, Bobbie’s Beauty Boutique, 3419 Kates Bay Road, Conway.
• Friday, Crop Production Services, Inc., 3255 Valley Forge Road, Aynor.
• May 20, Mt. Olive AME, 1108 Carver St., Myrtle Beach.
• May 21, Griffin’s IGA Supermarket, 8729 S.C. 90, Longs.
• May 28, Fisherman’s Headquarters, 3414 U.S. 701 S., Conway.
• May 29, Sunhouse G&B, 3372 U.S. 378 Conway.
“Look Good Feel Better” for women in cancer treatment | 2-4 p.m. May 20, Coastal Cancer Center, 817 Farrar Drive, Conway. 800-227-2345, registration required.
| 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
Heart Health Profiles | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. 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.narcononworks.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
Prepared Childbirth course | 7 p.m. Mondays through May 20, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444 to register.
Community Cholesterol screenings | 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, YMCA. $7 for cholesterol screening; $20 lipid profile, which requires a 12-hour fast. 692-4444.
Seminar: Frustrated with being Overweight? | 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Seminar: Straight Talk about Men’s Health | 6-7 p.m. Thursday, HealthFinders. 692-4444 to register.
Sibling Preparation class for children ages 3-10 | 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Free. Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444 to register.
Infant/Child CPR and First Aid | 1-4 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. $15. 692-4444 to register.
Foot screenings | 6-7:30 p.m. May 21, YMCA, 62nd Avenue N., Myrtle Beach. Free. Registration required, 692-4444.
Seminar: Stroke Risk | 3-4 p.m. May 22, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.
•Rape Crisis Center
| 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, meeting room behind cafeteria, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach. Lunch provided. 685-3378 email@example.com
•The Automatic Defibrillator
| 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, HealthFinders. 692-4444
•Grand Strand Breathers
| 2 p.m. Thursday, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
| 5:30 p.m. May 20, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 1:30 p.m. May 21, HealthFinders. 692-4444
• Stroke | 2 p.m. May 21, Grand Strand Senior Health – Carolina Forest.
• Thyroid Cancer | 6 p.m. May 21, HealthFinders.
• Celiac | 6:30 p.m. May 21, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
• Diabetes | 3 p.m. May 28, HealthFinders.
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
Lymphedema screenings | 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Center for Health & Fitness. Registration required, 390-8326.
AARP Driver Safety course | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 20, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. $12 for AARP members; $14 for nonmembers. Registration required, 390-8326.
The Child Forgotten | 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 23, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center. Registration requested, 390-8326.
Canner gauges tested | 2:30 p.m. June 7, Brunswick County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, 25 Referendum Drive, Bolivia, N.C. 910-253-2610. No charge for pressure canners tested.
•Multiple Sclerosis |
6 p.m. Tuesday, Center for Health & Fitness. 390-8326
| 10-11 a.m. May 31, McLeod Seacoast. 390-8326
| 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, À. À. Building, Route 17 S., Grissettown, N.C., across from Ocean Ridge, near Calabash and Shallotte. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or just show up at the next meeting.