Caring for our community
Prisma Health is committed to providing health care services and support to our community.
Prisma Health is committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves. In addition to providing programs and services, we work with community-based organizations and businesses to connect residents to health resources.
- AccessHealth – Affordable healthcare services for people in need
- Community Care – Volunteer program that assists chronically ill patients
- Diabetes Prevention Program
- Midlands Healthy Start
- Smoking cessation
- Teen Health
- Free community flu shots in October
- Health screenings
- Mobile Health Clinic
- School-based telehealth services, including clinical and education for elementary, middle and high school students
Formerly known as Women At Heart, the WellFest event is a free health and wellness event that draws in more than 1,000 men and women to learn more about heart health, chronic illnesses and overall wellness.
The information in our community health needs assessment (CHNA) helps us understand the health and wellness needs of our community, which guides our outreach efforts.
Community Connections, a partnership between Prisma Health and the United Way of the Midlands, helps people get connected to important community programs and services. Our team, which includes a licensed social worker, is committed to providing support and encouragement to participants to help them meet their goals. There is no cost to join and no special insurance requirements. For more information, contact Candace Chamberlain, LSW, at 803-296-4151 (office) or 803-206-3231 (mobile).
PASOs – Empowering Latinas in South Carolina
In our state, Latina women may have many challenges accessing prenatal care because of language and cultural barriers, and they have higher rates of birth defects and pregnancy complications arising from a lack of nutritional education. South Carolina’s health system needs support to increase its capacity to effectively respond to the reproductive health needs of Latinas and their babies.
Prisma Health is leading the way in responding to these needs by implementing the Perinatal Awareness for Successful Outcomes (PASOs) program, partnering with South Carolina Public Health Institute and The Duke Endowment to implement this initiative. PASOs (Spanish for “steps”) is the only program in the community geared toward Hispanic women. Learn more about the PASOs program.