McLeod Loris Seacoast Offers Annual Health Fair & Screenings to Improve Community Health


(1/09/13) – McLeod Loris Seacoast will hold a Health & Wellness Fair from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013. This year’s event will be held at North Myrtle Beach High School located on Sea Mountain Highway in Little River. 

This year’s Health & Wellness event includes a wide variety of free health screenings and medical information.  Representatives from McLeod Loris Seacoast and local physician offices will be on hand to discuss and share information on the following:

• Diabetes
• Heart health
• Women, children and infant services
• Dementia
• Preventive care and wellness information
• Information on hospital programs and services
• Diet and nutrition information
• Smoking cessation
• Hypertension
• Cancer nurse navigators
• Pain Scale (VAS) Score education
• CPR education
• Air Reach, Heart Reach & Child Reach

 Some of the free screenings include:  

• Hypertension/Blood pressure checks
• Diabetes/Blood sugar
• Peripheral arterial disease (PADnet)
• Bone density
• Sports injury and flexibility screenings
• Thyroid cancer screenings
• Skin cancer screenings
• Lung capacity screenings
• Pulse oximetry
• Car seat safety checks
• BMI screenings and nutrition counseling
• Shoe wear and gait analysis
• Stress tests

 Health fair participants include:  

• McLeod Family Medicine Seacoast
• McLeod Internal Medicine Seacoast
• Southern Medical Associates
• Pee Dee Cardiology Associates
• McLeod Sports Medicine
• McLeod Heart and Vascular Institute
• McLeod Pulmonary & Critical Care Seacoast
• Seacoast Neurology Associates
• McLeod Loris Seacoast Radiology
• McLeod Radiation-Oncology
• McLeod Orthopedics Seacoast
• McLeod Loris Seacoast Respiratory Care Services
• McLeod Loris Seacoast Cardiac Rehab
• Pee Dee/Coastal Safe Kids
• McLeod Behavioral Health
• McLeod Loris Seacoast Infection Control
• McLeod Loris Seacoast Diabetes Management
• McLeod Rehabilitation Services

And other medical professionals offering an array of health information and services.

To learn more about this year’s Health & Wellness Event, you may contact Outreach Services at McLeod Loris Seacoast at 843.390.8326.