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(Coronavirus) COVID-19 Latest Information 04/08/2020

The most important things we want you to know are:


- At this time, for our patient's and staff's safety, our door will remain locked, but our staff will still be working normal office hours to address ongoing needs and prescription refills.


- Our office will be CLOSED this Friday, April 10th for Good Friday. 


- April 7th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. the Governor's Home or Work order Throughout S.C. went into effect. See more details HERE.

  • permitted travel includes commuting for work, visiting family, and obtaining essential goods or services

- We are rescheduling ALL in office visits to phone or video visits.


- Your physician will determine if you need to be seen for any urgent in office visits. 


- Don't forget we are in the peak of allergy season. Remember to use your allergy medications such as: Flonase, Saline, Zyrtec, Claritin, etc..


Stress & Coping


We know this is a difficult time to navigate and we want to help guide you through this any way we can. Please use this resource if you or someone you know are experiencing stress or difficulty coping with this uncertain time in our world. CDC Stress and Coping Resource


New Recommendation for Cloth Face Covering while in Public to Reduce Spread


This is non-surgical and not recommended for health care professionals. Please consider this mask option for travel as listed above in our most important section.


Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19


https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1260776464113699

Temporary Prescription Pick Up Procedure


Once you have been informed your refill is ready via text we ask that you do the following:


  • When you are in the parking lot, please CALL US at 864-965-9150. *PLEASE STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE*

  • We will place your medications or prescription outside on the designated table.

  • Once your medication or prescription is on the table you may pick it up being mindful of social distancing (6 feet between each person) so that there is only one person at the table at time.

  • Check that all meds are correct and have your name on them.

These precautions are for your safety and to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Video Visits


We are still offering video visits for patients that would like to have a face to face interaction with their doctor.


Once you and your doctor have decided on a video visit, your doctor can send you an email invite. Access your email on your phone, laptop, or tablet, and click the link provided. It sends your doctor a notification that you are ready, then you accept the permissions for camera, etc, then we should be on video call.


This video call is logged in your chart, but not recorded. 


It works on Safari for Mac and Safari for iOS. The only major browser we don't support right now is Chrome for iOS, but there's nothing we can do there (Apple's fault).Chrome for Android works fine (unless it's some ancient version)

"If I have COVID-19 symptoms what should I do?"


If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough or shortness of breath) and may have been exposed to someone with the illness, please call/text your doctor. Contacting us ahead of time will make sure you get the care you need without putting others at risk.

Rumors about Rapid Antibody tests


There are many tests being promoted with questionable accuracy and they are not recommended at this time. 


We hope in the near future to have an accurate rapid antibody test that will confirm immunity to COVID-19.

Please get information only from reliable sources!


We continue to see a lot of really misleading and factually incorrect information circulating. Please fact check before believing what you read or sharing/forwarding to others unless it comes from a reliable source.


CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


SC DHEC Education and Outreach Materials

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