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Beaufort Memorial Hospital evacuating patients, closing ER

(Source: Beaufort Memorial Hospital website) (Source: Beaufort Memorial Hospital website)
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

Beaufort Memorial Hospital officials announced they will begin evacuating hospital patients and closing the ER immediately.

According to a release, staff are preparing to evacuate approximately 70 patients, and are treating and releasing emergency room patients as appropriate.  

Patients’ family members and/or emergency contacts will be notified when transfer arrangements are made with receiving facilities in South Carolina and Georgia.  

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