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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

March 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.


Saturday, March 7 
Rosenwald Community Learning Center
420 Hendrix St.
Lexington, SC 29072 
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, March 12 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, March 14 
Brookland Baptist Church
1066 Sunset Blvd.
W. Columbia, SC 29169 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, March 19 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, March 21 
Little Zion Baptist Church
8339 Winnsboro Rd.
Blythewood, SC 29016 
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Saturday, March 21 
New Light Beulah Baptist Church
1330 Congaree St.
Hopkins, SC 29061 
10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25 
Office of Small & Minority Business Business Forum & Trade Fair 2015
7309 Garners Ferry Road (Medallion Conference Center)
Columbia, SC 29209
9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Thursday, March 26 
Northwest YMCA
1501 Kennerly Rd.
Irmo, SC 29063 
8-11 a.m.

Thursday, March 26 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, March 26  
Jeep Rogers YMCA
900 Lake Carolina Rd.
Columbia, SC 29229 
4-7 p.m.

Thursday, March 26 
WJ Keenan High School
361 Pisgah Church Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
4-6 p.m.

Thursday, March 26
Palmetto Health Men's Clinic
1801 Sunset Dr., Second Floor
Columbia, SC 29203
5:30-7 p.m.
Limited DRE 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 pre-register.