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PA Rahn joins Beaufort Memorial Express Care

From staff reports  Beaufort Memorial Hospital announced Tuesday it added a physician assistant to its Express Care & Occupational Health team.  Tiffany Rahn, PA-C, will begin seeing patients at the walk-in clinics later this month. Rahn joined the Beaufort Memorial medical staff in 2019 and has been part of at the h o s p… Keep Reading

Community/News

A Community Conversation

 Beaufort Mayor Murray, BMH doctor sit down to discuss COVID, vaccines as cases remain high in county, state  Above: Tony Junker, right, of S&K Signs and Designs, adjusts one of his cameras on Dr. Luke Baxley, left, an emergency room physician with Beaufort Memorial Hospital, prior to the start of the online “Community Conversation” on… Keep Reading

Health/News

3 added to Beaufort Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees

Above: Vernita F. Dore From staff reports A longtime Beaufort ophthalmologist, a Hilton Head Island attorney, and a former senior official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been appointed to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees by Beaufort County Council. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Jane Kokinakis, D.O., owner of Beaufort Eye Center, and… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Health

COVID-19 deaths rising

 At least 7 die of COVID in Beaufort County over 3 days   By Mike McCombs  Monday’s COVID-19 numbers released by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (S.C. DHEC) continued to trend badly for Beaufort County.  The numbers are always delayed by two days, but in the previous three days, officials reported seven COVID-19 deaths… Keep Reading

Health

Beaufort Memorial to provide 3rd doses to immunocompromised

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be offered by appointment at Port Royal Vaccine Clinic From staff reports  Beginning the week of August 30, Beaufort Memorial’s Port Royal Vaccine Clinic will begin offering third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised patients as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The clinic will expand… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Health/News

BMH tightens policies as COVID surge goes on

 From staff reports  In developments that go hand in hand, the surge in COVID-19 continues locally and nationwide and Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) is tightening its policies to protect patients, staff, and community members.  South Carolina reported 2,286 new cases Tuesday, down from the seven-day average of 3,397. That’s a 65 percent increase in the… Keep Reading