Outreach Health Screenings | Seminar & Classes | Mall-Walkers Club | Support Groups | Lifeline
Corporate Health | Health Fair | Your Health Matters Newsletter 

Community Wellness Events & Programs

The health care professionals of Loris Healthcare System have a long-standing commitment to health and wellness. We work as a team to provide you and your family the care you need. 

An excellent way to fulfill our mission is by offering Community Wellness events and programs. We offer programs such as Outreach Health Screenings, Corporate Health Programs, Mall-walkers Club, Support Groups, Health Fair, and classes such as Childbirth Education and CPR training. We also publish a quarterly Your Health Matters newsletter containing special events and programs, medical advice, and health tips.

Visit our program links for more information.

Outreach Health Screenings

Our screenings offer an easy but reliable way to test your cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure levels. With a simple finger stick, we can analyze your blood in about 7 minutes. The pricing and locations are listed below.

Locations:
Colonial Mall in North Myrtle Beach  1st Tuesday of each month 
9:30am until 11:30am
Marketing & Outreach Services office located at 3817 Mitchell Street in Loris  1st Thursday of each month
8am until 10am
North Myrtle Beach Aquatics & Fitness Center 4th Thursday of each month 
8am until 11am


Prices:

  • $20 for full panel which includes: total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, and glucose. It is recommended that you fast 12 hours prior to screening.
  • $10 for total cholesterol & glucose
  • $3 for glucose
  • Free blood pressure

See our calendar link for upcoming screening dates. For more information, call (843) 716-7381

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Health Education Seminars & Classes

Loris Healthcare System offers several different types of Health Education programs such as seminars, classes, and support groups. The following are some examples and explanations.

Childbirth Education Classes

Our childbirth classes are held on the 2nd Saturday of every other month from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Center for Health & Fitness in Loris. The classes will be held in the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November.

To sign up for these classes, call 843-716-7290. Upon registration, we ask that you provide a list of telephone numbers where we may reach you. You will receive a reminder call about the class. This will allow us to reach you if a class needs to be rescheduled or cancelled. 

The fee for the class is $25.

CPR Classes

At Loris Healthcare System, we offer Heartsaver Pediatric CPR and Heartsaver Adult CPR classes as well as Family & Friends Pediatric and Family & Friends Adult CPR classes. These classes are offered at The Center for Health & Fitness in Loris and/or Seacoast Medical Center.

Heartsaver Pediatric CPR and Heartsaver Adult CPR are certifying courses. In these classes, you will learn about four life-threatening pediatric emergencies and how to perform CPR. Registration is required and cost is $18. 

Family & Friends Pediatric CPR and Family & Friends Adult are not certifying courses. In these classes, you will learn about four life-threatening emergencies and will learn to perform CPR. Registration is required and cost is $5. 

These classes are held 2 or 3 times a year depending on interest. See our calendar for upcoming opportunities. For more information, call (843) 716-7381.

Weight Watchers

Join Weight Watchers and discover how so many people have lost weight and kept it off. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 pm at The Center for Health & Fitness in Loris. For more information, please call 1-800-651-6000.



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Mall-walkers Club

Walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Walking is also inexpensive. All you need is a pair of shoes with sturdy heel support. Walking will: Give you more energy, Make you feel good, Help you to relax, Reduce stress, Help you sleep better, Tone your muscles, Help control your appetite, & Increase the number of calories your body uses.

Some people find exercise easier if they do it in a group. If you don't have a group to exercise with, come join us at Colonial Mall. Our Mall Walkers Club meets once a month from September - May.
  • Event : Mall Walkers Club
  • Location: Colonial Mall in North Myrtle Beach
  • When: First Tuesday in every Month
  • Time: 8:30 am


  • For more information about joining the Mall Walkers Club, please call 843-716-7380.

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Support Groups

Cardiac Rehab Support Group
Cardiac Rehab Support Group meets once a month on the 3rd Thursday from 11 am until noon alternating between Seacoast Medical Center and The Center for Health & Fitness in Loris. Check our calendar link for dates and plan to join us for fellowship and informative discussions for cardiopulmonary patients and their families. Lunch is provided and RSVP is requested. 

For more information on Cardiac Rehab Support Group, please call 843-716-7554.


Diabetes Support Group
Diabetes Support Group meets once a month on Friday from 10 am to 11 am at Seacoast Medical Center Private Dining room. Join us for this informative support group designed to provide emotional, social and continued educational support for diabetes patients and their families.

Check out our calendar link for upcoming dates or call 843-716-7735 for more information.

Ostomy Support Group - North Strand Ostomy Association
Join fellow ostomates to talk about the challenges of living with an ostomy & care of your ostomy. Discuss the latest products, services, & education available. Ostomy Support Group meetings are held in the cafe at Seacoast Medical Center in Little River. Check out our calendar link for upcoming dates.

For additional information, please call Regina F. Holmes, RN,BSN,CWOCN at (843) 716-7579.

Click here for our latest newsletter.
Check out United Ostomy Association of America online.


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Lifeline

is an easy-to-use personal response and support service offered by Loris Healthcare System. If you or a loved one is living alone and would like the security and peace of mind of having help close at hand, then you should consider Lifeline. The service is simple to use. When you need help just press the waterproof Personal Help Button you wear as a pendant or wristband. Within seconds, a certified Lifeline monitor responds, assesses the situation and summons appropriate help whether it is a neighbor, relative or emergency response team such as an ambulance.  

Lifeline is NOT just for medical emergencies. 

Lifeline Monitoring Service allows you to:
  • Maintain your peace of mind knowing that help is just a press of a button away
  • Enjoy a stronger sense of well-being.

For more information, please call 843-716-7381.


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Corporate Health Services

We offer a variety of corporate health services to help companies improve the health of their employees and reduce health-related costs. Services can be tailored to meet your company's needs. 

Services include:
  • Health Screenings
  • Health Risk Appraisals
  • Vaccinations
  • Health & Safety seminars
  • Comprehensive Wellness Programs
  • Health Fairs

    Please call 843-716-7380 for more information. 


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Health Fair

Creating opportunities to offer health services to the community has long been a tradition for Loris Healthcare System. Providing outreach events like health fairs are part of our mission to improve the overall health and quality of life for our population. 

We provide an annual community health fair at Colonial Mall in North Myrtle Beach. The fair is free to the public and offers something for everyone with a variety of health screenings, wellness information, giveaways, and more. 

Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of a full blood panel that includes screenings for cholesterol, glucose, triglycerides, and much more. The cost for the full blood panel is $25.

Other on-site screenings offered in past health fairs include: body fat, blood pressure, and foot screenings.

In addition to health fairs, Loris Healthcare System is available to provide screenings, wellness information, general health information and more for different organized events throughout the community. Because our focus is outreach and community wellness, we welcome the opportunity to serve our community in this way. If you know of an event in which we can provide health services, please call 843-716-7381.

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Your Health Matters Newsletter

Your Health Matters is a quarterly publication bringing you information on various health-related issues as well as the most recent upcoming events at Loris Healthcare System.

The Your Health Matters Newsletter (click here to download) is in a PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to download. If you do not have Adobe Reader, click here to download it first.


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Loris Healthcare System
3655 Mitchell St., Box 690001
Loris, SC 29569-9601
Phone: (843) 716-7000
wparker@lorishealth.org


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