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      Palmetto Health Office of Community Health to offer free breast exams and diabetes screenings

      free breast cancer and diabetes screenings offered by Palmetto Health Office of Community Health

      COLUMBIA (WACH) ?? In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Palmetto Health Office of Community Health is offering free clinical breast exams and diabetes screenings Monday, Oct. 14 and Monday Oct. 28th.

      Free clinical breast exams and mammograms are available to women who meet the following requirements:

      • Are over the age of 40
      • Reside in Richland, Lexington or Fairfield counties
      • Are uninsured or insurance does not cover annual breast cancer screenings

      Free diabetes screenings are available to for men and women who meet the following requirements:

      • Anyone age 18-44 who is considered to be at high risk for diabetes
      • All adults over the age of 45

      The exams will be held at the Palmetto Health Women??s Clinic, 1801 Sunset Dr., second floor, from 5:45-7 p.m.

      Registration is required. To register, call (803) 296-CARE (2273)