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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

August 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, August 7, 2014 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m

Saturday, August 9, 2014 
Right Direction Church
3506 Broad River Rd.
Columbia, SC 29210 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
1341 McCords Ferry Rd.
Lugoff, SC 29078  
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 
WFMV Back to School
Columbia Place Mall
7201 Two Notch Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223
10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, August 9, 2014 
Ephesus SDA
7709 Wilson Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
1:30-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 
Prevention Partners
Cecil Tillis Center
2111 Simpkins Ln.
Columbia, SC 29204 
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 14, 2014 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 
Bellfield Center (Back 2 School)
2611 Grant St.
Columbia, SC 29203 
12-2 p.m.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 
Gill Creek Baptist Church
2116 Cushman Dr.
Columbia, SC 29204 
10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, August 16, 2014 
Glory Church International
6405-B Two Notch Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Monday, August 18, 2014 
Chosen 2 Conquer (Back to School Bash)
Sandlapper Elementary
1001 Longtown Rd.
Columbia, SC 29229 
4 p.m.-7 p.m

Thursday, August 21 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 
Know Your Numbers
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday, August 25, 2014 
Jewish Community Center
306 Flora Dr.
Columbia, SC 29223 
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Palmetto Health Office of Community Health Men's Clinic
1801 Sunset Drive (2nd Floor)
Columbia, SC 29203
5:30-7:10 p.m.
*Registration required. Limited appointments available.**
PSA (prostate specific antigen) blood test and DRE (digital rectal exams) available

Sunday, August 31, 2014 
Concord Fellowship Baptist Church
7831 Wilson Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.