Kershaw Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness Information

 

Copy Of Visitation Guidelines

 

Updated Visitation Policy - Effective July 26, 2021

At KershawHealth, our top priority is safeguarding the health and wellbeing of our patients, providers, employees and community. We continue to closely monitor the prevalence of coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community and follow SC DHEC and CDC guidance as we adapt our operations to safely care for and support our patients. As current projections indicate a rise in volume of COVID-19 in our region, effective Monday, July 26we are implementing a limited visitor restriction policy as follows:  

  • Visitors will be screened for COVID-like symptoms
    • Visitors will not be allowed to enter the hospital with the following symptoms:
      • Cough
      • Shortness of Breath
      • Fever
      • Chills
      • Muscle pains
      • Headache
      • Sore throat
      • Fatigue
      • GI symptoms
      • New loss of taste or smell
  • Face Covering are MANDATORY
    • One visitor per patient per day for the following: 

      • Non-COVID-19 inpatients -
        • Visiting hours  8 am - 2 pm each day (No swapping out visitors)
      • Outpatient surgical & GI patients may have one visitor accompany them and remain in the designated waiting area.
    • Emergency Department - No Visitors
    • Oncology - No Visitors
    • Obstetrics - One screened visitor is permitted to stay with the patient.
    • Pediatric or mentally compromised patients may have a overnight visitor.
    • Senior Retreat - No Visitors
    • End-of-Life - A limited number of visitors may be allowed for critical patients who are deemed by their provider and care team to be eminently end of life.
  • Clergy who are asked to visit by the patient will be considered the one visitor for the day. We do not recommend that Clergy visit more than one patient per visit. 
  • Zero visitation protocol is still in effect for outpatient departments due to limited waiting room seating.

Signage is being posted around the facility notifying visitors and the community of these new restrictions and guidelines. 

Thank you for your continued understanding and cooperation as we work to maintain a safe environment for our patients and team.

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KershawHealth is pleased to continue offering COVID-19 vaccinations in accordance with prioritization guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government and our state.

KershawHealth is offering vaccines to individuals 12 years of age and older. 

The vaccine clinic is located at The Health Resource Center - 124 Battleship Rd. Camden, SC 29020.

Vaccinations are given by WALK IN ONLY and administering the Pfizer vaccine. 

The vaccine clinic hours of operation:

Thursday - 3 PM - 7 PM 

Friday - 7 AM - 11 AM

For more information regarding the KershawHealth vaccine clinic, please call 803.713.7271

Questions about the vaccine? Click here for FAQ's about the vaccine or to view our informational infographic. 

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Once again, we want to assure our community that it is safe to come to KershawHealth should you need care. 

Below are a number of resources to help educate you and your family on COVID-19. For more information on the virus, please contact the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC).

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Previous Press Releases

December 11, 2020 - KershawHealth OFFERING Monoclonal Antibody Treatment FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

May 8, 2020 - Childbirth and COVID-19: Keeping Expecting Mothers and Newborns Safe at KershawHealth

May 1, 2020 - KershawHealth to Resume Elective and Non-Urgent Surgeries and Procedures

April 21, 2020 - KershawHealth to Host Blood Plasma Collection for New COVID-19 Treatment

March 10, 2020 - COVID-19 Update for KershawHealth

March 9, 2020 - COVID-19 Update for KershawHealth