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GEORGETOWN

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 | 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, mall area, Georgetown Memorial Hospital; Thursdays, front lobby, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Finger-stick lipid profiles with blood sugar test: $20; diabetes screening-hemoglobin A1C: $15; blood sugar levels: $3. Free blood pressure screenings. 546-0623.

Drive-through flu vaccine clinic | $25. Medicare B is accepted and a Medicare card must be presented. 520-8579. Scheduled as follows:





Handle with Care | 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Breastfeeding class | 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Seminar: Obesity Surgery | 5 p.m. Thursday, Wachesaw Conference Center, 4367 Riverwood Drive, Suite 160, Murrells Inlet. 545-8850

Obstetrics tour | 6 p.m. Thursday, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Breastfeeding class | 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Lecture: Holiday Healthy Eating | 10:45 a.m. Dec. 11, HealthPoint for Health and Fitness, Pawleys Island.

Handle with Care-Baby Care class | 6-8 p.m. Dec. 11, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Community Health BLS-CPR | 6-9 p.m. Dec. 11, Wachesaw Conference Center. $35. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

I Can Cope Education series | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Waccamaw Community Hospital. Free. Pre-registration required, 652-1640.

Sibling Preparation class | 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, education center, Georgetown Memorial Hospital campus. Free. Pre-registration required, 520-8490.

Move Well Fitness classes | held at Spine Institute, 12465 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island. 979-2273 to reserve your spot. Scheduled as follows:

Preview class

3-2-1 ... cardio, strength and core, all in one

Beach walk fitness

Senior fitness class

Support groups

Young stroke survivors between ages 20 and 65 www.YoungStroke.org

Alzheimer’s

Obesity Surgery

Alzheimer’s

Stroke

GRAND STRAND

Blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross are scheduled as follows. Call 839-4483 or 800-RED-CROSS.



























CONWAY

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

Parents Anonymous | 5-7 p.m. every Wednesday, Conway Medical Center. 347-8108

MYRTLE BEACH

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 7:30 p.m. Monday through 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

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

American Cancer Society offers Look Good … Feel Better | 2-4 p.m. Monday, Coastal Cancer Center, 8121 Rourk St., Myrtle Beach. 800-227-2345 or www.cancer.org to register.

Prepared Childbirth course | 7 p.m. Monday, Dec.10 and 17, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $50. 692-4444 to register.

Infant Care class | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Breastfeeding class | 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, HealthFinders. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Sibling Preparation class for children ages 3-10 | 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 15, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Free. 692-4444 to register.

Infant/Child CPR class | 1-4 p.m. Dec. 15, HealthFinders. $15. 692-4444 to register.

Safe Sitter Babysitting class for children ages 11-13 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 20, Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. $35 fee includes materials and a book bag. Pre-registration required, 692-4444.

Support groups

Rape Crisis Cente

Grief Share

Non-offending parents of child victims of sexual assault www.victimtosurvivor.org

Young stroke survivors between ages 20 to 65 www.YoungStroke.org

Mended Hearts

Prostate

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, Center for Health & Fitness. $5 members and $8 non-members. 716-7111

Zumba | 8-9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Dec. 20, Body Dimensions, Shallotte, N.C. $35 month/$10 drop-in. 910-253-2583.

AARP Safe Driver’s course | 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Center for Health & Fitness. $12 members; $14 non-members. 390-8326

Blood drive | 12:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 13, Center for Health and Fitness Auditorium. 390-8326

Safe Sitter Babysitting class for children ages 11-13 | 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 21, North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center and Dec. 28, training classroom, McLeod Seacoast, Suite 245. $35. 390-8326 to register.

Support groups

Fibromyalgia and Arthritis

Multiple Sclerosis

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