HARTSVILLE, S.C. — While it may look a little different than normal, CareSouth Carolina will still be celebrating Halloween this October with its community.
CareSouth Carolina will be hosting a Drive-Thru Style Trick or Treat from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the T.B. Thomas Sports Center in Hartsville. Children will be treated to candy, prizes and health information all while maintaining physical distancing.
“In lieu of our annual Fall Festival, CSC is excited to host a drive through trick-or-treat at the TB Thomas Center. We have taken precautions to ensure everyone’s safety. The trick-or-treaters will be able to celebrate the holiday early with us in the safe environment of their parent’s automobile. This will be a fun event for all,” CareSouth Carolina Chief of Community Health Joe Bittle said. “We want our communities to know that we are here for them and we are working tirelessly to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. We can all help fight the spread of COVID-19 by wearing our masks, practicing social distancing and washing our hands.”
Attendees are asked to enter from the Byerly Park Russell Road entrance and stay in their vehicle. Children must be present and it is limited to the first 500 trick-or-treaters. Children will be given a bag that CareSouth Carolina staff members will fill with candy as they progress through the carline and families will also be given pertinent health information pertaining to flu shots, well child visits, immunizations, COVID-19 and much more.
CareSouth Carolina is a private, non-profit community health center delivering patient-centered health and life services in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. CareSouth Carolina operates centers in Bennettsville, Bishopville, Cheraw, Chesterfield, Dillon, Hartsville, Lake View, Latta, McColl and Society Hill.
Services provided by CareSouth Carolina include family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, women services, OB/GYN, HIV/AIDS primary care, dental, chiropractic services, pharmacy, geriatrics, social services, clinical counseling, laboratory, 4D ultrasound, X-Ray, migrant services and veterans choice provider.