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Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital

306 Prairie Avenue SW
PO Box 160
De Smet, SD 57231
605-854-3329
605-854-3161 Fax

Screenings

Early detection is key to treatment and prevention. Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital offers several screenings to the public to promote awareness of diseases such as:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Cardio-pulmonary dysfunction
  • Osteoporosis
  • Other diseases

Upcoming Screenings 

Upcoming planned screenings include:

  • Prostate Screening – September (date TBA): Prostate screening for men is recommended annually after the age of 50 or, if over the age of 40 for African American men or men with a family history of prostate cancer. This simple blood test and examination is available to everyone. Call 605-854-3329 for more information.
  • Heart & Heel Screening – February (date TBA): Cardiac and osteoporosis heel screens. Watch for further information.
  • Town & Country Show (dates TBA): Free blood pressure checks at the annual Town & Country Show.
  • Crazy Days (date TBA): Free blood pressure checks at De Smet's Crazy Days celebration.
  • Yearly Spring Sports Physicals: High school athletes are screened for physical fitness, free of charge, prior to beginning the sports season.

For more information on screenings, visit the calendar of events.