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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

Coronavirus/Health

COVID surges in Beaufort

Beaufort Memorial, City encouraging citizens to get vaccinated   By Mike McCombs  As COVID numbers continue to climb again across the state of South Carolina and the nation as a whole, Beaufort is right there in the middle of the surge.  The statewide numbers reported Tuesday by the S.C. DHEC, reflecting Sunday’s data, indicate there were… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Health

BMH expands visitor restrictions

Mandatory masking, other precautions in place to protect patients, staff From staff reports Due to the recent increase in community spread of COVID-19, Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) is implementing visitor restrictions and reinforcing safety measures to protect patients, staff and visitors. The following visitor guidelines were to be enforced, beginning Thursday, July 29: Main Hospital… Keep Reading

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Man killed, two wounded in Lady’s Island shooting

By Mike McCombs Adam Todd Saeed, 23, of Roswell, Ga., was killed Sunday night on Lady’s Island as a result of apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. Two other adults were wounded in the shooting – one was treated and released from Beaufort Memorial Hospital, and as of press time, the… Keep Reading