March 2015  Community Event Calendar

CPR and Basic Life Support Classes
The Palmetto Health-USC School of Medicine Simulation Center offers several classes open to the public. American Heart Association CPR and BLS (Basic Life Support) classes are offered weekly on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons; cost is $75. Heart Saver CPR classes are offered two Tuesday afternoons each month; cost is $50. All classes begin at 130 p.m. and course materials and a certification card are included. For more information or to register for a course, call 803-296-CARE (2273).

Child Passenger Safety – Car Seat Checks
Buckle Buddies will hold monthly car seat safety checks on the Palmetto Health Richland campus. Car seat checks are by appointment only and can be scheduled by calling Emily Marr, Midlands Safe Kids coordinator, at 434-2955.

Diabetes Seminars
Seminars for people with diabetes and their families. All classes are held at 1501 Sumter St., Classroom D&E or A&B, ground level. For more information, call 296-8906.

Free Cancer Screenings
Palmetto Health Women's Center
1801 Sunset Drive
Breast and cervical cancer screenings are available Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m., and the second Saturday of each month, 8 a.m.–noon.
Prostate screenings are held the fourth Thursday of every month, 5:30–7 p.m.
Call 296-2273 for more information.