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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings


May 2015 Screenings
Free prostate cancer and diabetes screenings are offered each month for those who qualify. Call CareCall at 803-296-CARE (2273) 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.


Friday, May 1 
Have Lunch on Us
Brookland Banquet and Conference Center
1066 Sunset Blvd.
West Columbia, SC 29169 
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
This screening is only available for men who have not had a prostate cancer screening at Palmetto
Health in the past 12 months. Limited appointments available. Call to register, 803-296-CARE (2273)

Friday, May 1 
SC Lieutenant Governor's Office
Senior Health Fair
7309 Garners Ferry Rd.
Columbia, SC 29209 
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
*BMI and Body Fat Screenings Only. Prostate cancer and diabetes screenings not available.

Saturday, May 2 
Mayfest at Lorick Park
1600 Lorick Ave.
Columbia, SC 29203 
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, May 2 
Men’s Health Alliance
Alcorn Middle School
5125 Fairfield Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
*BMI and Body Fat Screenings Only. Prostate cancer and diabetes screenings not available.

Thursday, May 7 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11:00am- 1:00pm

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

Saturday, May 16
St. Peter Baptist Church
7910 Broad River Rd.
Irmo, SC 29063 
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, May 16 
Agape Worship Center
424 Lee Rd.
Columbia, SC 29229 
12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Satuday, May 16
Let’s Move
Drew Wellness Center
2101 Walker Solomon Way
Columbia, SC 29204 
12 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Monday, May 18 
Greenview Elementary
726 Easter Street
Columbia, SC 29203 
9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Tuesday, May 18
Greenview Elementary
726 Easter Street
Columbia, SC 29203 
9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Tuesday, May 19
Heritage at Lowman
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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

Thursday, May 21
Palmetto Health Men’s Clinic
1801 Sunset Dr., second floor
Columbia, SC 29203
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Diabetes and prostate cancer screenings, including DRE (digital rectal exam). Limited appointments available. Registration required.

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