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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

April 2015 Screenings
Free prostate cancer and diabetes screenings are offered each month for those who qualify.
Call CareCall at 803-296-CARE (2272) for a complete listing of upcoming events and 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 who are “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, April 2 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

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

Saturday, April 11 
Hopkins Elementary School
6120 Cabin Creek Rd.
Hopkins, SC 29061 
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


Saturday, April 11 
St. James Baptist Church
1131 Blue Johnson Rd.
Hopkins, SC 29061
9 a.m.-11 a.m.

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

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

Thursday, April 23*
Palmetto Health Men's Clinic
1801 Sunset Dr., Second Floor
Columbia, SC 29203
5:30-7 p.m. 
Limited DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) apointments offered with the PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test to African-American age 40-69 and all other men age 50-69.
*Appointments are required. Call 803-296-CARE (2273) to register.  

Saturday, April 25 
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
302 Brodie Rd.
Leesville, SC 29070 
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

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