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Upcoming Prostate Cancer & Diabetes Screenings

July/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, July 10
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 17
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, July 19
Take 5
1501 Sumter Street
Meeting Room II
Columbia, SC 29201
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, July 19 
Zion Baptist Church
4209 North Main St.
Columbia, SC 29203 
8 a.m.-12 p.m

Saturday, July 19 
Francis Burns UMC
5616 Farrow Rd.
Columbia, SC 29203 
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Thursday, July 24 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St. (Basement Level- Office of Community Health)
Columbia, SC 29201
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, July 26 
Wiley Kennedy Foundation
1029 Eastman St.
Columbia, SC 29203 
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, July 26
Steadfast Christian Center
5200 Fairfield Road
Columbia, SC 29203
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 
Take 5
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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.

Monday, August 11, 2014 
Hyatt Park Back 2 School Bash
927 Jackson Ave.
Columbia, SC 29203 
5:30 p.m.-7:30 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 
Lorick Park (Back to School Bash)
1600 Lorick Ave.
Columbia, SC 29203 
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.

Friday, August 22 
Brookland Banquet and Conference Center
1066 Sunset Blvd.
W. Columbia, SC 29169 
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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