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Annually the Wellness Center sponsors a variety of free screenings for the community. Early detection is the key to having the best possible outcome for many medical conditions. Managing many health conditions found through early detection allows for better quality of life and easier disease management. Dates and times are posted on the website calendar, in the local newspapers or call 252-522-7014 for upcoming dates.

Some of the screenings offered:

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For men & women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer. The clinic is led by members of the WellAware team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff.

Skin Cancer Screenings

Open to anyone who has not attended one of Lenoir Memorial's previous Skin Cancer Screening Clinics.

Prostate Cancer screenings clinics

For men age 40 and over - participation is limited. The Lenoir Memorial WellAware team with a local urologist conduct this free screening.

Mammogram Screening Clinics

Held at Eastern Radiology Associates and are for women age 40-65 who have no insurance to cover a mammogram and have never had a mammogram. Appoints are limited. This screening is sponsored by Lenoir Memorial WellAware, Kinston Radiological Associates, and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation.

Depression Screening

A self assessment tool is available and information from the screening can be shared by participant with their personal physicians. Call 252-522-7846 to have one mailed to your home.


Send Us Your Story

Lenoir Memorial has added a feature to its website at Those with hospital stories they'd like to share can click on the "Send Us Your Story" tab on the home page and will be taken to a special form created for you to tell us your Lenoir Memorial story. Submissions can be private or public depending on what you prefer. Send us your story. Through your hospital stories we can continue to work towards a patient-centered care environment for our patients and continue on our mission to provide exceptional healthcare for the people we serve.  


HealthLink - Winter 2015

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Lenoir Memorial Board votes to pursue strategic partnership with Novant Health

After a yearlong selection process for a strategic partner, the Lenoir Memorial Board of Directors has unanimously voted to pursue a partnership through a management agreement with Novant Health, hospital officials announced today.  The decision follows a thorough search and exploration process led by the board to select a partner who would best position Lenoir Memorial for the future of healthcare and create a stronger health system for the Kinston community.  "For more than a century, Kinston has had a community hospital and the chapter we're beginning today will preserve that legacy of local healthcare for future generations," said Gary Black, president and CEO of Lenoir Memorial.  "Through an affiliation with Novant Health, we will further enhance the services we provide, ensuring that high-quality care remains close to home."  The Lenoir Memorial Board now enters discussions with Novant Health to structure the terms of the partnership, leading to the signing of the management agreement, which the board hopes to finalize this spring.


Affordable Care Act and Healthcare Marketplace

Lenoir Memorial plays a vital role in educating uninsured patients about their coverage options and helping them navigate the Marketplace.  There are several ways to apply for health coverage.  You can apply online using a laptop or desktop computer.  (You may not be able to complete the application using a smartphone or tablet.)  You can also fill out a paper application, apply over the telephone or apply in person at certain sites.  Find out more about the different ways to apply here.  Certified Application Counselors (CAC) are available within Lenoir Memorial to educate consumers and aid them in completing an application for coverage.   If you have questions or wish to set up an appointment, you may contact Terrence Body, social worker at 252-522-7977, a patient accounts counselor at 252-522-7000 or call 800-318-8596 at any time of day, seven days a week.  Or visit


HealthLink - Fall 2014

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Age Defying Exercise

Join Brittney Bradshaw, exercise specialist, for this inspiring talk.  It's not too late to improve your fitness level and quality of life!  With a little preparation and imagination, you can find the right workout for you. Please stay immediately after the presentation for our new Silver & Fit Social Get Together in the Minges Wellness Center and enjoy some refreshments!


Shake your trunk to Uptown Funk!

Come join the Minges Wellness Center crew as we learn our new flash-mob dance to the hit by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.  We will be offering multiple 15-minute workshops for a month on a weekly basis.  Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 5:10 p.m. and Thursday at 1:30 p.m.  Come to as many sessions as you need to for practicing your moves.   Flash mob finale is Friday, July 24, lunchtime at the Lenoir Memorial cafeteria patio.  Membership is not necessary to "get funky" but new participants must fill out exercise screening piror to starting. Non-members can only  participate in "UpTown Funk" activities while in the facility.


Yoga and Flexibility: Limber up with some smart poses!

Being sore and having tight muscles can really slow you down on a daily basis, and even more so during exercising.  Did you know that yoga is a great practice that can increase limberness, while also keeping muscles and joints healthy? Join Graham as he discusses yogo positions that will stretch your muscles, loosen up tightness, and relax your whole body!


Get Your Rear In Gear - November 5

This free colorectal screening clinic is for men & women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer.  The clinic will be led by members of the WellAare team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff.  This screening is funded in part by a grant from Get Your Rear in Gear - Kinston and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation.  Call 522-7014 to complete required registration.


Get Your Rear In Gear - Sept 10

This free colorectal cancer screening clinic is free for men and women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer.  The clinic will be led by members of the WellAware team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff.  This screening is funded in part by a grant from Get Your Rear In Gear-Kinston and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation.  Call 522-7014 to complete the required registration.