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.
Heartsaver BLS-CPR | 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital. $20. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Car Seat Safety class | 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, 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 Wednesday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. $35. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Lecture: “ Becoming Your Doctor’s Partner - Partnering with Your Family Physician” | noon Wednesday, 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. Thursday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. $10 per couple, $5 for individual. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Lecture: “ Spinal Stenosis-My Neck and Back Hurt All the Time, Doc,” noon Thursday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Murrells Inlet. Lunch will be served. 520-7842 to reserve a seat.
Obstetrics tour | 6 p.m. May 28, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.
Sibling Preparation class | 6-7:30 p.m. May 29, first-floor classroom, Waccamaw Community, Murrells Inlet. 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
| 10 a.m. Wednesday, Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet. 651-9711
| 3 p.m. Wednesday, fourth-floor dining room, Waccamaw Community Hospital. 652-1415
| 1:30 p.m. Thursday, 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.
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Horry County School District, 335 Four Mile Road, Conway. 488-6773
• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, McLeod Seacoast Medical Center, 4000 S.C. 9 E., Little River. 390-8327
• 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Daisy Elementary School, 2801 Red Bluff Road, Loris. 756-5136
• 2-7 p.m. Thursday, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 65 Crooked Oak Drive, Pawleys Island. 237-2795
• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Ocean Lakes Family Campground, 6001 S. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 828-4827
• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 28, Aynor High School, 201 Jordanville Road. 488-7101
• 2-7 p.m. May 29, Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach. 504-3002
• 3-8 p.m. May 29, ITT Technical Institute, 9654 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach. 457-7405
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
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:
• Monday, Mt. Olive AME, 1108 Carver St., Myrtle Beach.
• Tuesday, 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. Monday, 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.
Foot screenings | 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, YMCA, 62nd Ave. N., Myrtle Beach. Free. Registration required, 692-4444.
Seminar: Stroke Risk | 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.
Pre-Diabetes class | 4:30 p.m. May 28, HealthFinders. $10. Attendees receive a certificate for a discounted A1c test. 692-4444, registration required.
Family and Friends CPR class | 3-5 p.m. May 29, HealthFinders. Class is open to anyone 12-years of age and older. $15. Pre-registration and pre-payment required, 692-4444.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 29, South Strand Recreation Center and Complex, Scipio Lane. This free event includes fitness workshops, sample exercise classes, and health and fitness professionals available to the seniors of Horry and Georgetown counties. 357-9777
Camp Air Waves | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11-14, HealthFinders. For children ages 7 to 11 who have asthma or diabetes, require daily medication and are under a physician’s care. $25 which includes meals and all field trips and activities. Scholarships are available. 839-9933 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
| 5:30 p.m. Monday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 2 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Strand Senior Health – Carolina Forest. 692-4444
| 6 p.m. Tuesday, HealthFinders. 692-4444
| 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. 692-4444
| 3 p.m. May 28, 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
AARP Driver Safety course | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, 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. Thursday, 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.
| 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.