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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

September 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.


Thursday, September 4
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Saturday, September 13 
Walk by Faith
Freddie Grace Theatre
3455 Pine Belt Rd.
Columbia, SC 29204 
5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.

Thursday, September 18 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Saturday, September 20 
Women at Heart
Cola Metro Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
*Diabetes screenings only. Pre-Registration required*

Saturday, September 20 
St. Mark Baptist
2700 Chestnut St.
Columbia, SC 29204 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, September 25 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, September 27 
Zion Baptist Church
Meadowlake Park
524 Beckman Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.