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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

October 2014 Screenings
Free prostate cancer and diabetes screenings are offered each month for those who qualify.
Call CareCall at 803-296-CARE (2272) to register.

Prostate Cancer Screening Eligibility:

  • African-American men age 40-69; if family history, screening at age 35
  • All other men age 50-69; if family history, screening at age 45

Screenings will not be performed for men previously diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Diabetes Screening Eligibility:

  • Non-diabetic adults age 18-44 must be at risk for prediabetes or “high risk” for developing type 2 diabetes
  • Non-diabetic adults age 45 and over are eligible for testing regardless of risk

Risk is determined by completing the American Diabetes Association risk assessment card. Screenings will not be performed for anyone previously diagnosed with diabetes.


Wednesday, October 1 
Agape Church
201 Plumbers Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
7-9 p.m.

Thursday,October 2 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Friday, October 3
Lourie Center
1650 Park Cir.
Columbia, SC 29201 
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, October 4 
Reading Rocks
Sanders Middle School
3455 Pinebelt Rd.
Columbia, SC 29204 
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Thursday, October 9 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, October 11 
Pine Grove AME Church
120 Steward Rd.
Columbia, SC 29210
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 11 
Delta Life Development Center
5307 Fairfield Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, October 16
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, October 23
National Guard of Columbia
1225 Bluff Rd.
Columbia, SC 29201
12 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Thursday, October 23 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, October 23*
Men's Clinic
1801 Sunset Drive, 2nd Floor
Columbia, SC 29203
5:30-7 p.m.
PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test and DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) screenings available
*Limited appointments available. Registration required. Call 296-CARE(2273) to register.

Saturday, October 25
Sister Summit
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln  St.
Columbia, SC 29201
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Thursday, October 30 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.