About Us

October Cholesterol Screenings

September 22, 2011

As part of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center’s monthly screening program, the following cholesterol screenings have been scheduled for October:  Finger-stick screenings are scheduled for: 

Wednesday, October 5, 10 am - noon at Grand Strand Senior Center,                

1268 21st Avenue North and Thursday, October 6, 11 am – noon at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Total cholesterol, lipid profile and blood pressure screenings will be held at the YMCA,

62nd Avenue N. extension, on Thursday, October 6 and 20, 9:30 – 10:30 am.

The finger-stick screening measures total cholesterol and results are available in less than three minutes.  There is a $7 fee for the total cholesterol screening and $20 for the lipid panel.

Total cholesterol screenings and a lipid profile (HDL, LDL and triglycerides) are available at HealthFinders at Coastal Grand Mall, Monday - Saturday, 10 am – 7:30 pm on a walk-in basis.  A 12-hour fast is required for the lipid profile. 

For more information, call (843) 692-4444.